Monthly Archives: May 2010

Contents

The chapters from Efficient Information Searching on the Web: A Handbook in the Art of Searching for Information (2009). Some parts are revised and updated. Preface Introduction 1. The Basics 2. Search Engines 3. Directories 4. Meta Search Services 5.…

4. Meta Search Services

(This is originally a chapter from the book Efficient information searching on the web.) Meta search services are search services that do searches in other search services in order to put together a hit list of their own. The meta…

3. Directories

(This is originally a chapter from the book Efficient information searching on the web.) About directory services The directory could be called the human search service as it’s the only one of the three search service types that is created…

2. Search Engines

(This is originally a chapter from the book Efficient information searching on the web.) Search engines is the type of search services mostly used. To seek information via Google has even become a verb—to google. To google has come to…

1. The Basics

(This is originally a chapter from the book Efficient information searching on the web.) Internet and the Web What really are the Internet, the Net and the Web? Strictly speaking the Internet refers to a worldwide network which for the…

Introduction

(This is originally a chapter from the book Efficient information searching on the web.) Information searching on the Web is unbelievably multifaceted. Many different roads often lead to the same information. All of us can do it differently and still…

Google-koden

Den första boken på svenska om Google har sett dagens ljus. Google-koden är skriven av Andreas Ekström och utgiven på Svante Weyler Bokförlag. Boken är skriven i en tradition där två olika genrer blandas, kulturreportage korsbefruktas med företagsbiografien. På engelska…