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Internet Search Engines and Subject Directories

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Search Engines

 

Search engines are automated programs (sometimes called spiders or bots) that crawl through the Web and index the pages they find, creating a database that they use to match your search terms.

 

 

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Academic Search Engines

Academic search engines are similar to search engines but the automated programs (bots or spiders) focus on scholarly resources.

 

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Subject Directories

Subject directories are lists of Web resources arranged into subjects by human beings.

 

General Directories

Academic Directories

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