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ERIC Number: EJ584196
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1070-4795
Are Metasearches Better Searches?
Tomaiuolo, Nicholas
Searcher, v7 n1 p30-34 Jan 1999
Explores metasearch engine (metasearch engines search several Web indexes and/or directories and/or Usenet and/or specific Web sites) efficiency and problems, focusing on four engines in specific: Dogpile, Cyber411, Internet Sleuth, and Metacrawler. Concludes that because no engine has precisely the same coverage as another, the searcher using a metasearch engine efficiently maximizes the potential for locating relevant information. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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