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Conducting Research Using the World Wide Web. Jessica Sharp Kristy Tabisula Jessie Kim. The world wide web is a very valuable tool for conducting research - There are many different search engines available that can link you to a wide variety of information. What is a Search Engine?.

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conducting research using the world wide web

Conducting Research Using the World Wide Web

Jessica Sharp

Kristy Tabisula

Jessie Kim

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The world wide web is a very valuable tool for conducting research

- There are many different search engines available that can link you to a wide variety of information

how a search engine works
How a search engine works?
  • Search
  • Store an index
  • Enable users to search
different types of search e ngines
Different Types of Search Engines

- Crawler-Based Search Engine

They create their listings automatically. They “crawl” or “spider” the web, then people search through what they have found.

  • An Example would be:

Google

www.google.com

different types of search engines continued
Different Types of Search Engines (continued)

- Human-Powered Directories

This type depends on humans for its listings. A person submits a short description of his page to the directory. A search therefore looks for matches only in the descriptions submitted.

  • An example would be:

Open Directory Project

www.dmoz.org

different types of search engines continued1
Different Types of Search Engines (continued)
  • Hybrid Search Engines

This type combines the other two types of search engines. This is the most common type of search engine found today.

  • An Example would be:

Bing.com

www.bing.com

top 5 search engines of 2010
Top 5 Search Engines of 2010
  • Google
  • Yahoo
  • Bing
  • Ask
  • AOL Search

Source:

http://www.seoconsultants.com/search- engines/

google yahoo bing
Google, Yahoo & Bing
  • With these search engine you can search:

- the web

- images

- videos

- maps

- news

- shopping

other search engines
Other Search Engines
  • www.dogpile.com
  • www.altavista.com
  • www.webcrawler.com
  • http://duckduckgo.com/
  • www.excite.com
conclusion
Conclusion
  • - World Wide Web research easier to use and access
  • - World Wide Web consist of countless websites/web pages
world wide web scavenger hunt
World Wide Web Scavenger Hunt
  • The first person to answer each question correctly will win a prize.
  • You can use any search engine you like.
  • Please raise your hand when you find the answer.
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What Animal can go years

Without drinking water?

slide15

In what city is the

Pantheon located?

slide17

What is the only city in the

U.S. whose name is spelled

with only vowels?

slide19

How many steps does the

Sentinel (Guard) take during his walk

across the Tomb of the

Unknowns?

slide21

How many female Sentinels (Guards)

of the Tomb of the Unknown

Soldier have there been?

slide23

What is the Aztec word for

Avacado?

What does it literally mean?

slide24

Ahuacatl

“Testicle”