Information Retrieval Services
Interpreting Search Results
Information Search Strategies
Search Engine Conclusion
Search Engine Directories
Directories Create Catalogs
Engine Creates Database
Search Engine Operations
Search Engine Databases
Boolean Operator Search
Search Result Restrictions
Search Site Support
Further Search Topics
Searching Web Resources
International Language SiteSearching
Specialized Search Services
Searching Resources - Exercise
Find what's new in searching
Use searching resources on the Web to find out more about searching.
This exercise is not scored. It is an opportunity for you to check your understanding of the material covered in the preceding lesson.
When you are finished, click the
button to view the suggested results.
The lesson you just completed contained over a half-dozen references to searching resources. The best way to familiarize yourself with them is to explore the ones of most immediate use to you.
Pick one of the following exercises and complete it using the resources presented in the last lesson (and summarized below). If you explored one or more of these resources when they were first presented, you may proceed to the next lesson by clicking the
button at the bottom of the page.
Pick one of the following exercises:
Find a directory or search engine (single or metasearch) that you have not been introduced to so far in the course and perform a search with it.
Locate information on the relative size of the indexed databases of some of the most popular directories or search engines.
Here are the resources again:
Search Engine Land
Search Engine Watch