Advanced internet searching Autumn 2011

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Advanced internet searching Autumn 2011

  1. 1. Advanced Internet Searching Phil Bradley http://www.philb.com Autumn 2011
  2. 2. Types of search engine <ul><li>Free text </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google, Yahoo, Bing, </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Directory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo, Open Directory </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multi/Meta search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trovando </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browsys </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Types of search engine <ul><li>Site/Subject specific </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BT directory, site search engines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hidden/Invisible web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete planet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social search engines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Icerocket, surchur, twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ The others” </li></ul>
  4. 6. Basic search techniques Implied ‘AND’ Phrase Exclude/NOT Additional terms Changing position More additional terms
  5. 7. More search options: ~
  6. 8. More search options: *
  7. 9. Proximity Search: AROUND(x)
  8. 10. site:
  9. 11. site:.gov.uk
  10. 12. site:<URL>
  11. 13. link:
  12. 14. info:
  13. 15. related:
  14. 16. Advanced search: where is it?
  15. 17. Advanced search
  16. 18. Filetype: pdf, doc
  17. 19. Filetype:
  18. 20. filetype: all options
  19. 21. Date, usage rights etc
  20. 22. Creative commons
  21. 23. Search preferences <ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Safesearch filtering </li></ul><ul><li>Google Instant </li></ul><ul><li># of results per page – 10, 20, 30, 50, 100 </li></ul><ul><li>Results window </li></ul><ul><li>Blocked sites </li></ul>
  22. 24. Why else use Google?
  23. 26. Timeline
  24. 27. Reading level
  25. 28. Dictionary
  26. 29. Social
  27. 30. Nearby
  28. 31. Visited pages
  29. 32. Not yet visited
  30. 33. Related searches
  31. 34. Sites with images
  32. 35. Time limited
  33. 36. Page previews
  34. 37. Cached version
  35. 38. Google images
  36. 40. Google images
  37. 41. Similar images
  38. 42. Images by colour
  39. 43. Imagesize:
  40. 44. Types of image: face
  41. 45. Colour of images
  42. 46. Enhanced ‘did you mean?’
  43. 47. Enhanced Maps
  44. 48. Google Instant
  45. 50. Realtime www.google.com/realtime
  46. 51. One trick ponies <ul><li>movies location </li></ul>
  47. 54. http://translate.google.com/
  48. 55. Google custom search engines http://www.google.com/cse/
  49. 56. Faganfinder.com/google/
  50. 57. Why not use Google?
  51. 59. Ranking order <ul><li>Search term in title, header, URL </li></ul><ul><li>Anchor text </li></ul><ul><li>1 st paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency </li></ul><ul><li>Speed of website </li></ul><ul><li>Country version </li></ul><ul><li>Personalisation on/off </li></ul><ul><li># of link </li></ul>
  52. 60. Automatic ‘corrections’
  53. 61. Google knows best! http://bit.ly/kBGqIg
  54. 62. Incorrect counts
  55. 63. Serving many pages, single sites
  56. 64. Google guesses (librarians research?)
  57. 65. Personalisation
  58. 67. Alternative search engines <ul><li>Free text </li></ul><ul><li>Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Multi/Meta </li></ul><ul><li>Social media </li></ul><ul><li>Visual results </li></ul><ul><li>Real time </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog </li></ul>
  59. 68. Bing
  60. 69. Duckduckgo
  61. 70. Exalead <ul><li>http://www.exalead.co.uk/search </li></ul>
  62. 72. Blekko
  63. 73. Create your own slashtag
  64. 74. Boounce
  65. 76. Boounce
  66. 80. FindHow: the How-To search engine
  67. 81. FindHow: writing and speaking
  68. 82. SearchLion
  69. 83. SearchLion multisearch
  70. 84. Preview, search onsite
  71. 85. Preview various screens
  72. 86. Zanran: Google for data
  73. 87. Zanran results page
  74. 88. Display tables
  75. 89. Alternative.to
  76. 91. Who stole my pictures?
  77. 92. Obtain a list & compare
  78. 93. Visual.ly
  79. 94. Icon Finder
  80. 95. Search results
  81. 96. Yahoo Directory <ul><li>http://dir.yahoo.com/ </li></ul>
  82. 97. Multi/meta search <ul><li>Browsys http://www.browsys.com/search/ </li></ul><ul><li>Trovando http://www.trovando.it/ </li></ul>
  83. 98. Visual search engines <ul><li>Redzee http://redz.com/ </li></ul>
  84. 99. Spacetime 3D http://search.spacetime.com/
  85. 100. Touchgraph <ul><li>http://www.touchgraph.com/TGGoogleBrowser.html </li></ul>
  86. 101. Simploos http://beta.simploos.com/
  87. 102. Nexplore http://www.nexplore.com/
  88. 103. Category based engines <ul><li>Carrot Clustering http://search.carrot2.org/ </li></ul>
  89. 104. Comparing results <ul><li>Thumbshots ranking http://www.thumbshots.org/ </li></ul>
  90. 105. Blind search:which is best?
  91. 106. http://blindsearch.fejus.com/
  92. 107. Similar sites http://www.similarpages.com
  93. 108. News/Date <ul><li>Silobreaker http://www.silobreaker.com/ </li></ul>
  94. 109. Multimedia engines <ul><li>Audio Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Image </li></ul><ul><li>Sound </li></ul>
  95. 110. As well as YouTube... <ul><li>Trooker http://www.trooker.com/ </li></ul>
  96. 111. Sounds <ul><li>Soungle http://soungle.com/ </li></ul>
  97. 112. Images (as well as Flickr) <ul><li>Tag Galaxy http://www.taggalaxy.de/ </li></ul>
  98. 114. Blogs <ul><li>Google blog search http://blogsearch.google.com/ </li></ul>
  99. 115. Social media <ul><li>Social Mention http://www.socialmention.com/ </li></ul>
  100. 116. Openbook
  101. 117. IceRocket
  102. 118. surchur
  103. 119. Addictomatic
  104. 120. Twitter Advanced
  105. 121. News collation resources Flipboard http://flipboard.com/
  106. 122. Zite http://www.zite.com
  107. 123. Pulse.news http://www.alphonsolabs.com/about
  108. 124. Trunk.ly
  109. 125. Some new engines
  110. 126. People search
  111. 127. Blekko
  112. 128. Worldometers.info
  113. 129. Suggestionchain.com
  114. 130. Lanyrd.com
  115. 131. And finally... <ul><li>Wayback Machine http://www.archive.org/index.php </li></ul>
  116. 132. Numberquotes.com
  117. 133. BananaSlug http://bananaslug.com/
  118. 134. More resources: <ul><li>Which search engine when? </li></ul><ul><li>My Search weblog </li></ul><ul><li>Web search engines </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative search engines </li></ul>
  119. 135. Evaluating sites
  120. 137. Thedogisland
  121. 138. Federal Vampire & Zombie Agency
  122. 139. History of a Victorian Robot
  123. 140. Thank you! <ul><li>http://www.philb.com/whichengine.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.philbradley.typepad.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/philbradley/ </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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