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Internet Search Engines and Subject Directories

Search with Search Engines | Search with Subject Directories

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.


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