The Week in Review

Super Searchers Cover the World
SearchDay, Dec. 6, 2001
In Super Searchers Cover the World, some of the world's best international business researchers share tips, techniques and secrets that help you avoid being a stranger in a strange land.

The 404 Effects of 9/11
SearchDay, Dec. 5, 2001
Watchdog groups are tracking web sites that have shut down or have removed content in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attacks.

Gateway to the Invisible Web
SearchDay, Dec. 4, 2001
The Resource Discovery Network is an outstanding gateway to thousands of Invisible Web sites that's as close to a search engine for the hidden web as you're likely to find.

Google Goes for Stop Words
SearchDay, Dec. 3, 2001
Google now automatically searches for previously ignored "stop" words if you make your query a quoted phrase.

Elsewhere at

Surviving in Today's Search World
The state of the search -- how search engines are coping, surviving, and occasionally even thriving in a southbound economy.

The Scum of the Web
Those uninvited, invisible little apps lurking somewhere on your hard drive that serve up ads. Should software, or ads, have squatter's rights?

Cisco Says Interplanetary Internet Doable
Cisco says its new Mobile IP functionality can take the Internet anywhere--even the moon.

HomeSite 5
HomeSite 5 is the latest version of Macromedia's HTML editor. As a plain text HTML editor, it covers a good deal of ground.

Search Headlines

NOTE: Article links often change. In case of a bad link, use the publication's search facility, which most have, and search for the headline.

Assessing The Need for Multimedia Search Solutions...
Content-Wire Dec 7 2001 12:48PM GMT
Xmas increases spam by 650 percent...
ZDNet Dec 7 2001 9:39AM GMT
Inktomi, Documentum Play Fetch...
Internet News Dec 7 2001 8:34AM GMT
Say It With A Dot: Domain Names Make Easy Gifts... Dec 7 2001 8:26AM GMT
Tool Searches Many Google Servers at Once...
Research Buzz Dec 7 2001 3:46AM GMT
Content Taxonomies: UDMS Classification Software...
Content-Wire Dec 7 2001 2:23AM GMT
Gates: XML could be everything we dreamed...... Dec 6 2001 4:57PM GMT
Field Trips to the Louvre, Minus the Bus...
New York Times Dec 6 2001 3:45PM GMT
The 30-Year Path of E-Mail...
New York Times Dec 6 2001 3:45PM GMT
Lycos To Charge For Search? Well, Not Really...
Search Engine Report Dec 6 2001 8:42AM GMT
LookSmart Adds Paid Listings Option For Small Businesses...
Search Engine Report Dec 6 2001 8:42AM GMT
.Info Domain Tightens Trademark Rules...
digitalMASS Dec 6 2001 8:28AM GMT
VeriSign to play domain-name watchdog...
CNET Dec 6 2001 5:17AM GMT
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About the author

Chris Sherman is a frequent contributor to several information industry journals. He's written several books, including The McGraw-Hill CD ROM Handbook and The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can't See, co-authored with Gary Price. Chris has written about search and search engines since 1994, when he developed online searching tutorials for several clients. From 1998 to 2001, he was's Web Search Guide.