Airplane ticket prices & schedules, products, specific data like climate records, census records
Graphics of fish, each with a name of a different resource
Sunken ship? Other graphics?
Non-static material (comments, discussion sites, social web, streaming material)Non-webpage material (pdf files, eg)Non-text files
Add more pages to show examples of different tools and how to use themInclude sites like IPL here?
Add more online resources– like IPL2
Transcript of "Go beyondgoogle"
Go Beyond Google <br />How to Search the Deep Web<br />Lia Vella, Special Project Librarian<br />email@example.com<br />
Question<br />What are some examples of information you have been unable to find using a search engine like Google?<br />
What is the Deep Web?<br />Also called the hidden or invisible web, the deep web consists of content that cannot be found by standard search engines like Google.<br />
How Much Information is Online?<br />graph from Netcraft web server survey: http://news.netcraft.com/archives/web_server_survey.html<br />
Some Examples of Things that are Hard to Find with a Search Engine<br />
What’s in the Deep Web?<br />UW Digital Libraries<br />Internal websites for companies or organizations<br />Articles in research databases<br />Blogs<br />Links on social bookmarking sites<br />UW Digital Libraries<br />Dynamic content (such as search results)<br />US government<br />Images, music, video<br />Full text articles and books<br />
Where is the Deep Web?<br />Schools, universities, corporations<br />Intranets<br />Restricted/password protected sites<br />Database content<br />Photo credits here<br />
Where Else is the Deep Web?<br />Non-webpage materials (such as pdf documents)<br />Non-text content, such as images<br />Content that changes often, such as posts on social websites and discussion boards<br />
How Google & other search engines search<br />Google is like a fishing trawler, dragging a net over the top few hundred feet of the world-wide web.<br />Photo by Maciej Lewandowski<br />It is not designed to catch deep-web resources.<br />from Bergman, M. (2001). White Paper: The deep web: Surfacing hidden value. Journal of Electronic Publishing 7: 1. doi: 10.3998/3336451.0007.104<br />
Use Special Google searches<br />Many of the alternative Google search pages are designed to look in deep web sources.<br />A visual representation of Google’s specialty searches can be found at: http://springfieldlibrary.wikispaces.com/Google+Search+Options<br />
How Can You find resources in the deep web? Use your library’s resources!<br />Free resources pages identified by OIT librarians:<br />http://www.oit.edu/libraries/web/selected-subject-pages<br />http://www.oit.edu/libraries/articles/free<br />Search the library catalogs<br /><ul><li>OIT Library: http://hedgehog.oit.edu/search
OAIster: http://oaister.worldcat.org/</li></ul>Find image at NOAA website<br />
Try Specialty Search Engines<br />Specialized search engines<br />Surfwax: http://www.surfwax.com/<br />Hakia: http://www.hakia.com/<br />Complete Planet: http://aip.completeplanet.com<br />Internet Scout: http://scout.wisc.edu/index.php<br />Lists of specialty search engines<br />Lim, H. (2009). 100+ alternative search engines you should know. Message posted to http://www.hongkiat.com/.<br />Miller, A. (n.d.). 100 useful tips and tools to research the deep web. Article posted to http://www.online-college-blog.com.<br />
Investigate Organizations That Specialize in your Topic<br />Some examples:<br />American Geological Institute<br />Eating Disorder Referral and Information Ctr<br />American Society of Civil Engineers<br />Society for Technical Communication<br />From Goode & Bean (1896), Oceanic Ichthyology. View it here.<br />
Remember to evaluate the material you find!<br />One easy way to remember what to look for in a web source is the acronym CRAAP<br />C: Currency– is the information timely?<br />R: Relevance– does the information suit your needs?<br />A: Authority– who is responsible for this website? <br />A: Accuracy– are sources cited?<br />P: Purpose– why is the information there?<br />From Goode & Bean, Ocean Ichthyology. View it here<br />
More reading and some recommended sites<br />He, B., et al. (2007). Accessing the deep web. Communications of the ACM 50:5, 95- 101. doi:10.1145/1230819.1241670<br />Perez, S. (2008, May 14). Digital Image Resources on the Deep Web. Article posted to http://www.readwriteweb.com.<br />Wright, A. (2009, February 23). Exploring a ‘Deep Web’ that Google can’t grasp. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/23/technology/internet/23search.html.<br />Online Resources<br />Online Tutorials: several tutorials on searching the internet for scholarly content, multi-media, and more.<br />http://www.internettutorials.net/<br />Internet Public Library: a directory of online resources selected by librarians, categorized by topic area.<br />http://www.ipl.org<br />Digital Resources from Libraries, Museums, and Archives: a list compiled by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.<br />http://imlsdcc.grainger.uiuc.edu/<br />
Questions?<br />Lia Vella<br />firstname.lastname@example.org<br />Find this image at NASA<br />