I have no idea who MrSapo is, but he/she/they have an interesting search interface. As Tara Calishain puts it, it’s not exactly a meta-search engine — more like a “meta-interface” site. But it’s pretty cool — you can run your search on multiple […]
Check out Chris Sherman’s Three Cool Search Gizmos], with some nifty tools to enhance your searching experience. I especially like the Printer Friendly bookmarklet, which automatically finds the “Printer Friendly” page so you don’t have to scour the page looking […]
Chris Sherman posted his Search Resolutions for the New Year over at SearchDay, and he’s got some good stuff. Interestingly, though, when he resolves to “Break the Google Toolbar Habit,” he doesn’t plan to wander far from it. What he really means is to stop using […]
I have mentioned PubSub several times over the past year — it is a terrific way to keep up with information on the Internet, without having to constantly check resources day after day. Once you set PubSub to monitor your keyword searches for you, all you have to do is wait for the results to […]
If you want to add an extra dimension to your search experience, download and try the Yahoo! Toolbar, which now offers access to the two million library records of WorldCat, a central catalog of library holdings.
Sometimes an important part of getting to the right source on the Internet is knowing the exact URL. Once you understand how URLs work, you can often find information that did not appear to be immediately available. The folks at Eipert Information Services have a two-part series on URLs that you should definitely check out: […]
It’s always a game of one-upsmanship in the search engine world. The same day the new MSN Search debuts featuring 5 billion pages, Google announces that its index now contains a whopping eight billion pages.
After what seems like years of tweaking and refining, Microsoft finally released a beta version of its search tool, which now relies on its own Web crawlers to provide the over 5 billion pages it indexes. The interface is much cleaner (a la Google), and there are some interesting […]
Although I and many of you have been using it for months, the Firefox browser, Version 1.0, was finally released yesterday. If you haven’t tried Firefox yet, you should — it has some terrific features that you don’t get with […]
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