Search Engine : an effective tool for exploring the Internet

Ranasinghe, W.M. Tharanga Dilruk Search Engine : an effective tool for exploring the Internet., 2006 [Newspaper/magazine article]

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English abstract

The Internet has become the largest source of information. Today, millions of Websites exist and this number continuous to grow. Finding the right information at the right time is the challenge in the Internet age. Search engine is searchable database which allows locating the information on the Internet by submitting the keywords. Search engines can be divided into two categories as the Individual and Meta Search engines. This article discusses the features of these search engines in detail.

Item type: Newspaper/magazine article
Keywords: Internet; WWW; Search engines
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology. > LC. Internet, including WWW.
Depositing user: Weerakkody Mohottige Tharanga Dilruk Ranasinghe
Date deposited: 06 Nov 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:05
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/8317

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