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Search Engines - Further Info.
- Subject: Search Engines - Further Info.
- From: "Moulton, Peter T" <Peter.T.Moulton@state.me.us>
- Date: 30 Nov 1999 12:05:08 -0500
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1 or 2 months ago information on "meta-search engines" was requested.
The following website is a guide to search engines. My brief skimming of
the site makes me think it will answer the questions of a novice, even
though it is clearly for search engine junkies.
What is copied below is from their introductory page.
Introduction to the site
Welcome to one of most complete site dedicated to the
The objective of this site (inaugurated in september 1997 in Italian
language) is to supply pratical and complete information about search
engines, which represent an indispensable instrument for every Internet
The Guide is for every surfer, and offers services and useful news to the
neophyte and to the professional user. However the intention of the site
is to follow the indications of the visitors, whose suggestions are
In this page, we introduce some of the main arguments of the site; we
describe moreover some interactive functions to use the Guide to the
To the "new comers" on the Net, we dedicate an introductory chapter about
search engines, and a space where we describe the most important ones.
Ther is also an area called Questions and answers, that helps to know and
to resolve some of the more common problems.
One of the pages more visited of this site is the Search one, from which
is possible to access directly to the functions of the most important
search engines. This page has been set as a starting point of their
browser from many users. This is worth also for the page Connections, a
directory with many links to the most important search engines, and is an
other comfortable point of departure for the exploration of the WWW.
The chapter practical suggestions allows to know some tricks in order to
make the searches more effective and precise, while the page recent news
collects all the latest news and the curiosities about the world of the
Who manage one or more Websites, will find here useful information. In
particular the section Submission, analyzes step by step the procedure to
insert a site into a Search Engine and allow, free of charge, to add
automatically a website in the main international Search Engines.
The space dedicated to the statistical data also offers the possibility
to optimize the choice of the keywords for the search engines
registration verifying, as an example, the first one hundred words used
in the searches.
For who wishes to offer to his own visitors a link with the Guide, are
then available some buttons to insert in your own website.
RESEARCHERS and JOURNALISTS
For who make of the search his work, this website offer one great amount
of information, starting from links with all the main search engines of
every countries, to the list of the Specialized Search Engines. With the
multilingual search it is instead possible to translate a term
instantaneously in order to make a search using the translated word as a
The section statistic informations is one of the most complete and
updated avaible today and offer analytical data in order to understand
how net surfer use the search engines and improve your knowledge of the
To the main search engines, are then dedicated monographic chapters that
links complete and updated technical and descriptive references.
Moreover, the section Books about Search Engines expose the best
available texts relative to the world of internet search.
COMPANIES AND ADVERTISERS
For who are interested to the advertising on the Net, Search Engines
represent one of the most used vehicle and it offers great possibilities.
To this purpose, statistical data on this website helps in the planning
of advertising campaigns and in the choice of the website on which
canalizing the investments. At the same time, the advertise on this
website concurs to plan the own campaign in versatile way and with
For the most curious of you, will be funny to discover what are looking
for other internet users at this moment, but also to give a glance to the
latest news about the Search Engines.
Hope this helps.
Peter T. Moulton
Division of Technical Services, Bureau of Remediation
State of Maine Department of Environmental Protection
State House Station #17
Augusta, ME 04333
tel. 207-287-8161 Fax. 207-287-7826
case (upper or lower) does not matter on email address