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. Choosing Search Service
6. The Search Process and the Search Query
7. Search Strategies
8. Search Technique
9. Assessment and Source Criticism
10. The Search Services & the Market
11. The Invisible Web
12. Databases
13. Other Information Sources
14. Storing & Retrieving Information
15. Monitoring – Passive Searching
16. Useful Programs

Appendix A. Top Domains
Appendix B. Further Reading

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