Category: web_search

Academic web search books

Some central, academic books about web search: Becker, K., & Stalder, F. (2010). Deep search : The politics of search beyond google. Innsbruck; Piscataway, N.J.: Studien Verlag. Croft, W. B., Metzler, D., & Strohman, T. (2010). Search engines : Information…

6. The Search Process and the Search Query

(This is originally a chapter from the book Efficient information searching on the web.) The eight steps of the search process The researcher Gary Marchionini[1] has produced a model of the information-seeking process for computer-based searches. The model consists of…

5. Choosing Search Service

(This is originally a chapter from the book Efficient information searching on the web.) Searching on the Web? Why information searching on the Web is popular: You do it yourself. You don’t need to be entirely sure of what you’re…

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…

Den långa svansen och webbsök

Den långa svansen, the long tail, som Chris Anderson skrivit om i boken med samma namn passar in på webbsök på olika sätt. Dels så beskriver den alla de sökningar som t.ex. Google behandlar. Ett fåtal sökningar görs ofta, t.ex.…