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Depth-first search, when you’re browsing the net,
Is a way to get sidetracked. You set
Out to read, so you think,
But you follow each link
And you’ve not found an end to it yet. — Jim In Roses

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Introduction1

Sarah Clark (YouTube Channel)

Dictionary

search : computer software used to search data (such as text or a database) for specified information; also a site on the World Wide Web that uses such software to locate key words in other sites — Webster   See also OneLook

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Glossary

Search Engine Terms (Keith Bramich)

Encyclopedia

Search engine is a computer program to find answers to queries in a collection of information, which might be a library catalog or a database but is most commonly the World Wide Web. A Web search engine produces a list of “pages”—computer files listed on the Web—that contain the terms in a query. — Encyclopædia Britannica

Search

Search Engine (Google)
Search Engine (Bing)
Search Engine (DuckDuckGo)

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Innovation

WolframAlpha (YouTube Channel)
WolframAlpha (Official Website)

What Is WolframAlpha? (WolframAlpha)

Technology

How Search Engines Work (Curt Franklin, How Stuff Works)
The Extreme Searcher’s Internet Handbook (Randolph Hock)

Commerce

Neil Patel (YouTube Channel)
Neil Patel (Official Website)

How Google Makes Money (Eric Rosenberg, Investopedia)

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Preservation

History

Data Is Beautiful (YouTube Channel)

The Google Graveyard: Remembering Three Dead Search Engines: Hey Google, Whatever Happened to Ask Jeeves, Dogpile and AltaVista? (J. Conditt, Engadget)
Search Engine History: From 1945 to Google Today (Aaron Wall, Search Engine History)

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

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Participation

Education

Finding Information on the Internet: A Tutorial (UC Berkeley)

Community

News

Search Engine Land
Search Engine Watch

Government

Document

Search Engine (USA.gov)

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Related

Here are links to pages about closely related subjects.

Knowledge Form

Introduction Discipline

Reference Dictionary, Thesaurus, Glossary, Encyclopedia, Outline, Guide

Portal, Directory, Search

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Notes

1.   The resources on this page are are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma.