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Search Overhaul for U.S. FirstGov Government Portal

FirstGov's new, sparse search page is just the tip of the iceberg for a number of powerful, useful new features unveiled by the U.S. government information portal. FirstGov's new, sparse search page is just the tip of the iceberg for a number of powerful, useful new features unveiled by the U.S. government information portal. 0 Comments

Search Spotlight: iTrack Searches

Features a different aspect of how people search for information online. This month features terms relating to online auctions Features a different aspect of how people search for information online. This month features terms relating to online auctions 0 Comments

August 99 Search Engine Briefs

HotBot has added a "Search Within" feature to its site. After you do a search, look to the right of the search box on the results page. You'll see a "Search within these results" option. Select the option, then enter new terms, and HotBot will run your query against only the pages that were found from the original search. HotBot has added a "Search Within" feature to its site. After you do a search, look to the right of the search box on the results page. You'll see a "Search within these results" option. Select the option, then enter new terms, and HotBot will run your query against only the pages that were found from the original search. 0 Comments

Search Utilities Go Beyond Metasearch

Many people love metasearch services, because they make it easy to send a query to several search engines at once. If you're a metasearch fan, now is a good time to consider going a step beyond by using a search utility. Many people love metasearch services, because they make it easy to send a query to several search engines at once. If you're a metasearch fan, now is a good time to consider going a step beyond by using a search utility. 0 Comments

Interface Matters To Researchers

Interface Matters To Researchers From The SearchEngine Update August 19, 1998 A survey of prospect researchers found that a search engine's interface is one of the most important elements to professional searchers. Those surveyed were asked which search engine they turned to first, and AltaVista was a clear winner, at 37 percent. HotBot came in second, at 21 percent, followed by Yahoo, at 17 percent Interface Matters To Researchers From The SearchEngine Update August 19, 1998 A survey of prospect researchers found that a search engine's interface is one of the most important elements to professional searchers. Those surveyed were asked which search engine they turned to first, and AltaVista was a clear winner, at 37 percent. HotBot came in second, at 21 percent, followed by Yahoo, at 17 percent 0 Comments