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Searching Resources - Exercise

Find what's new in searching


Objective: Use searching resources on the Web to find out more about searching.

Scoring


This exercise is not scored. It is an opportunity for you to check your understanding of the material covered in the preceding lesson.
When you are finished, click the

Submit

button to view the suggested results.

Background/overview


The lesson you just completed contained over a half-dozen references to searching resources. The best way to familiarize yourself with them is to explore the ones of most immediate use to you.

Instructions

Pick one of the following exercises and complete it using the resources presented in the last lesson (and summarized below). If you explored one or more of these resources when they were first presented, you may proceed to the next lesson by clicking the Submit button at the bottom of the page.
Pick one of the following exercises:
  1. Find a directory or search engine (single or metasearch) that you have not been introduced to so far in the course and perform a search with it.

-or-
  1. Locate information on the relative size of the indexed databases of some of the most popular directories or search engines.

Here are the resources again:
  1. Search Engine Land
  2. Search Engine Watch