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ERIC Number: EJ621820
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-3318-3324
Searching the Web: The Public and Their Queries.
Spink, Amanda; Wolfram, Dietmar; Jansen, Major B. J.; Saracevic, Tefko
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, v52 n3 p226-34 Feb 1, 2001
Reports findings from a study of searching behavior by over 200,000 users of the Excite search engine. Analysis of over one million queries revealed most people use few search terms, few modified queries, view few Web pages, and rarely use advanced search features. Concludes that Web searching by the public differs significantly from searching of other information retrieval systems. (Contains 16 references.) (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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