Going Beyond. Remember in the Google Search Video how Matt said that Google doesn’t search the web, but that it searches G oogle’s index of the web. There are a lot of websites that Google doesn’t search because they are not part of it’s index. Visible Web vs. Deep Web.
Remember in the Google Search Video how Matt said that Google doesn’t search the web, but that it searchesGoogle’s index of the web.
There are a lot of websites that Google doesn’t search because they are not part of it’s index.
Visible Web vs. Deep Web
The visible web is content on the web where search tools like Google can find, index, and offer to users as the result of a search.
The deep web (sometimes called the dark web or the invisible web) is part of the web that can’t be found directly by searching popular search tools.
The deep web includes primary sources, statistics, and scholarly works that you may want to access for research purposes.
If you don’t find what you are looking for using Google, it doesn’t mean it isn’t out there, but you may have to use a different search engine or look in a specialized data base to find it.
If you can’t find the information or credible websites you need using Google try using . . .
(or another specialized data base)
What is GoWYLD?
Wyoming libraries have purchased access to many resources for Wyoming citizens and put them all on one website. These products range from research article databases and scholarly journals to reading recommendations and language learning and much more. As a Wyoming student you have access to everything on this site.
How to get to GoWYLD
You can search a lot of different subject areas at once or choose just one.
Student Research is a great place to start!
For More Information About GoWYLD
Watch this Video: Student Research Tutorial
Watch a webinar about using a specific database.
If you are prompted for a user name and password use these.