The Week in Review

Thursday, 5-10-01 - Portal B Means Business http://searchenginewatch.com/searchday/01/sd0510-portalb.html
Portal B from Data Downlink Corporation is a focused web directory designed for business researchers who typically work in information intensive industries, such as banking, consulting, law, accounting and asset management, or large corporations.

Wednesday, 5-9-01 - Google Restores Usenet Archive http://searchenginewatch.com/searchday/01/sd0509-googlegroups.html
Google introduces the ability to search more than 650 million archived Usenet messages, dating back to March 29, 1995, in its Google Groups Usenet service.

Tuesday, 5-8-01 - The Hidden Power of AND http://searchenginewatch.com/searchday/01/sd0508-and.html
The deceptively simple Boolean AND operator is actually a remarkable power tool for searchers, especially when you're mining for information located on the Invisible web.

Monday, 5-7-01 - Welcome to SearchDay! http://searchenginewatch.com/searchday/01/sd0507-welcome.html
Frequently asked questions about the newsletter.

Coming Next Week:

Watch for a look at the differences between search engines and directories, a review of a great new science search engine, commentary on browser "companions" and more.

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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 About.com's Web Search Guide.