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Search Databases Invisible Web

  1. SEO Site Structure 101, Part 1

    A search engine sends out agents (a.k.a.spiders, robots, crawlers) to surf the Internet and bring back what they find and deposit that information in the search engine's databases. HTML is the language that Web browsers and search engine spiders...

  2. Q&A With's Gary Price

    When you are on the homepage, you will see a search box on the left side of the page, and below that there is a link to "articles and databases. I speak a lot about specialty databases that are not from Ask; and I am free to talk about that.

  3. New Search Patent Applications: June 5, 2006 - Taking Care of Web Decay, Dead Links, and Parked Domains

    ISEN, L.L.C.has developed an internet search environment number for internet databases to expand search to deep content, rarely indexed by web-based search engines. The present invention discloses an Internet search environment number ("ISEN...

  4. Show Me the Content: Web Search, Verticals, and Metasearch

    For a long time I've said verticals will continue to grow in popularity and importance as meta search tools which are getting better all of the time will allow various database and content publishers to offer material (free or fee) to end users...

  5. Yahoo Search Subscriptions Brings Premium Content Into Web Search

    These databases have content typically "invisible" to web crawlers. Postscript 2 (from Gary): In the post I mentioned that libraries offer free access to lots of databases from many providers. Yahoo has released a new Yahoo Search Subscriptions...

  6. Shmoogle: Randomizing Google Results To Show Good Stuff Beyond Top 10

    I often wonder if making large web engines larger with more content will make everything easier versus keeping things in small, focused databases and using meta/federated search technologies to (if needed) search disparate databases simultaneously...

  7. New Estimate Puts Web Size At 11.5 Billion Pages & Compares Search Engine Coverage

    The "invisible" or "deep" web refers to content locked behind databases or other systems that search engines haven't extracted. Signorinialso of the University of Iowa estimates what percentage of the web is covered by each search engine.

  8. Newsweek Talks Tagging

    Online databases--Directories. For example, the book I co-authored with Chris titled, The Invisible Web is assigned the following headings from one library: When you do a subject search in a library catalog you're most likely searching on these...