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ERIC Number: EJ804845
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0736-0983
Internet Technology--Going beyond Google
Warger, Tom
Planning for Higher Education, v34 n2 p54-56 2006
Over the past dozen years, the switch from paper to electronic sources of information has been all encompassing. How can technology support the efforts of scholars to find and evaluate information? General-purpose search engines use an obscure mix of advanced algorithms to index, search, match, and rank results. Metasearch software extends the reach of ordinary searches. Web directories aid searching by grouping topics, lists, and indices. But for all the information readily accessible on the Web, much more is locked up in databases only available to paying customers. Scholarly research today begins with the Web but quickly branches into wider and deeper domains of information.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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