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ERIC Number: EJ599633
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0418
Can Search Engines Be Used as Tools for Web-Link Analysis? A Critical View.
Snyder, Herbert; Rosenbaum, Howard
Journal of Documentation, v55 n4 p375-84 Sep 1999
Investigates problems of using commercial search engines for Web-based research. Findings indicate that search engines are highly variable in their results, are limited in the search functions they offer, have poorly and/or incorrectly documented functions, use search logics that are opaque, and change search functions they offer over time. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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