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ERIC Number: EJ635473
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0418
Internet Search Engines - Fluctuations in Document Accessibility.
Mettrop, Wouter; Nieuwenhuysen, Paul
Journal of Documentation, v57 n5 p623-51 Sep 2001
Reports an empirical investigation of the consistency of retrieval through Internet search engines. Evaluates 13 engines: AltaVista, EuroFerret, Excite, HotBot, InfoSeek, Lycos, MSN, NorthernLight, Snap, WebCrawler, and three national Dutch engines: Ilse, and Vindex. The focus is on a characteristic related to size: the degree of consistency to which an engine retrieves documents. AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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