Invisible Web Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can't See

ISBN-10: 091096551X
ISBN-13: 9780910965514
Edition: 2001
List price: $29.95
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Information Today, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 402
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Figures and Tables
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Invisible Web in a Nutshell
What to Expect from This Book
Boldly Go Where No Search Engine Has Gone Before
About www.invisible-web.net
The Internet and the Visible Web
How the Internet Came to Be
Early Net Search Tools
Enquire Within Upon Everything
Weaving the Web
Early Web Navigation
The First Search Engines
Information Seeking on the Visible Web
Browsing vs. Searching
Web Directories
How Web Directories Work
Issues with Web Directories
Search Engines
How Search Engines Work
Issues with Search Engines
Search Engines vs. Directories
Specialized and Hybrid Search Tools
Targeted Directories and Focused Crawlers
Targeted Directories
Focused Crawlers
Vertical Portals (Vortals)
How to Find Vortals
Metasearch Engines
Issues with Metasearch Engines
Value-Added Search Services
Alternative Search Tools
Browser Agents
Client-Based Search Tools
Web Rings
Fee-Based Web-Accessible Services
Next Stop: The Invisible Web
The Invisible Web
Invisible Web Defined
Why Search Engines Can't See the Invisible Web
Four Types of Invisibility
The Opaque Web
The Private Web
The Proprietary Web
The Truly Invisible Web
Visible or Invisible?
Navigation vs. Content Sites
Direct vs. Indirect URLs
The URL Test
Specialized vs. Invisible
Visible vs. Invisible
The Library of Congress Web Site: Both Visible and Invisible
The Robots Exclusion Protocol
Using the Invisible Web
Why Use the Invisible Web?
When to Use the Invisible Web
Top 25 Invisible Web Categories
What's NOT on the Web--Visible or Invisible
Spider Traps, Damned Lies, and Other Chicanery
Keeping Current with the Invisible Web
Build Your Own Toolkit
Case Studies
Historical Stock Quotes
Patent Information
Real-Time Tracking
Locating an Out of Print Book
Telephone Numbers and Zip Codes
Finding Online Images
Investment Research
The Invisible Web Fails to Deliver!
The Future: Revealing the Invisible Web
Smarter Crawlers
The Promise and Pitfalls of Metadata
Beyond Text
Delving into Databases
Hypertext Query Languages
Real-Time Crawling
Long Live the Invisible Web
The Best of the Invisible Web
Invisible Web Pathfinders
An Invisible Web Directory
Frequently Asked Questions about the Directory
In Summary: The Top 10 Concepts to Understand about the Invisible Web
Art and Architecture
Architecture
Artists
Galleries on the Web
Gateways to Art and Architecture Resources
Reference
Bibliographies and Library Catalogs
Bibliographies
Library Catalogs
Business and Investing
Company Information and Research
Consumer Resources
Economics--United States
Economics--World
Financial Institutions
General Business Resources
Government Contracts
Industry-Specific Resources
Investment Resources
Jobs and Career Information
Lookup Services
Marketing Resources
Pension Resources
Personal Finances
Philanthropy and Non-Profit Resources
Research and Development
Real Estate
Tariffs and Trade
Trade Shows and Conventions
Computers and Internet
Computers and Computing
Internet Resources
Education
Classroom and Teacher Support
Directories and Locators
Financial Information and Scholarships
General Education Resources
Statistics
Entertainment
Amusements
General Entertainment Resources
Movies and Cinema
Music
Performances and Events
Government Information and Data
Directories and Locators
General Government Resources
Government Documents
Government Officials
Government Programs
Politics, Policy, and International Relations
Statistics
Health and Medical Information
Diseases and Conditions
Images
Healthcare and Medical Information
Healthcare Professional Resources
Locators
Nutrition
Patient Information and Consumer Resources
Pharmaceutical Drugs
Research
Workplace Health and Safety
U.S. and World History
United States History
World History
Legal and Criminal Resources
Attorney and Law Firm Locators
Crime and Criminals
Decisions
Documents and Records
General Legal Resources
Intellectual Property
Laws, Codes, and Treaties
News and Current Events
Audio
Directories
News Search Resources
Video
Searching for People
Famous and Historical People
Genealogy Resources
Group and Affiliation Directories
Online White Pages and Lookup Tools
Veterans and Currently Serving Military
Public Records
General Public Records Resources
Location-Specific Public Records
Real-Time Information
Environment
Government
Miscellaneous Tracking
Space and Satellite
Stock Quotes
Transportation
Weather
Reference
Associations
Awards
Books
Calculators
Consumer Resources
Dictionaries, Glossaries, and Translation Resources
Food and Beverages
General Reference Resources
Journals and Periodicals
Library/Online Searching
Locators
Maps and Geography
Sports
Travel
Weather
Science
Agriculture
Biology
Botany
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Energy
Engineering
Environment
General Science Resources
Mathematics and Physics
Oceanography
Research and Development
Space and Astronomy
Weather and Meteorology
Social Sciences
Anthropology
Archaeology
Demographics
Development Resources
General Resources
Gender Studies and Data
Latin America
Military Resources
Psychology
Research and Development
Religion
Transportation
Air
Automobile
General Transportation Resources
Maritime
Railroad
Glossary
References
About the Authors
Index

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