Advanced Internet Searching             Phil Bradley       http://www.philb.com          Winter 2012-13
Going... Going... How many?http://www.flickr.com/photos/leviphotos/2332987961/
Types of search engine• Free text  – Google, Yahoo, Bing,• Directory  – Yahoo, Open Directory• Multi/Meta search  – Trovan...
Types of search engine• Site/Subject specific  – BT directory, site search engines• Hidden/Invisible web  – Complete plane...
Basic search techniquesImplied ‘AND’           Phrase                Exclude/NOT  Additional terms      Changing position ...
More search options: ~
More search options: *
Proximity Search: AROUND(x)
site:
site:.gov.uk
site:<URL>
link:
info:
related:
Advanced search: where is it?
Advanced search
Advanced (cont)
Specific options: terms appearing,            safe search
Specific options: reading level
Specific options: filetype
Specific options: usage rights
Search preferences•   Language•   Safesearch filtering•   Google Instant•   # of results per page – 10, 20, 30, 50, 100•  ...
Google Knowledge Chart
Why else use Google?
Search options in search
Personal results
Verbatim
Dictionary
Nearby
Visited pages
Not yet visited
Related searches
Sites with images
Time limited
Page previews
Google+ results
Google + and Knowledge Graph
Authors
Cached version
Google images
Google images
Similar images
Images by colour
Imagesize:
Types of image: face
Colour of images
Google carousel
Google Instant
One trick ponies• movies location
Google custom search engineshttp://www.google.com/cse/
Google Scholar
‘Your citations’
Google Books
Google Ngram Viewer
Google Zeitgeist 2012
Faganfinder.com/google/
Soople.com
Why not use Google?
Ranking order•   Search term in title, header, URL•   Anchor text•   1st paragraph•   Frequency•   Speed of website•   Cou...
Google knows best! http://bit.ly/kBGqIg
Incorrect counts
Serving many pages, single sites
Personalisation
Alternative search engines•   Free text•   Directory•   Multi/Meta•   Social media•   Visual results•   Real time•   Weblog
Bing
Duckduckgo
Blekko
Blekko/Facebook
Create your own slashtag
Exalead• http://www.exalead.co.uk/search
Boounce
Boounce
FindHow: the How-To search engine
FindHow: writing and speaking
SLIKK! (aka SearchLion)
SLIKK! multisearch
Preview, search onsite
Zanran: Google for data
Zanran results page
Display tables
Alternative.to
Who stole my pictures?
Obtain a list & compare
Visual.ly
Icon Finder
Search results
Yahoo Directory• http://dir.yahoo.com/
Dmoz The open Directory
Multi/meta search• Browsys http://www.browsys.com/search/• Trovando http://www.trovando.it/
Browsys results
Trovando results
Visual search engines• Redzee http://redz.com/
Spacetime 3Dhttp://search.spacetime.com/
Simplooshttp://beta.simploos.com/
Category based engines• Carrot Clustering http://search.carrot2.org/
Comparing results• Thumbshots ranking http://www.thumbshots.com/Products/ThumbshotsImages/Ranking.aspx
Blind search:which is best?
http://blindsearch.fejus.com/
Blekko /monte
Similar siteshttp://www.similarpages.com
News/Date• Silobreaker http://www.silobreaker.com/
Facts and figures
Multimedia engines• Audio Visual• Image• Sound
As well as YouTube...• Trooker http://www.trooker.com/
Sounds• Soungle http://soungle.com/
Images (as well as Flickr)• Tag Galaxy http://www.taggalaxy.de/
Blogs• Google blog search  http://blogsearch.google.com/
Social media• Social Mention  http://www.socialmention.com/
IceRocket
surchur
Addictomatic
Twitter Advanced
News collation resourcesFlipboard http://flipboard.com/
Zite http://www.zite.com
Zite top stories
FlipBoard
Pulse News
News curation via the web
News.me daily digest
Scoop.it
Sulia http://sulia.com
More on social media search
Summer of 2012
Autumn of 2012
February 2013
Facebook: People
Facebook: Pages
Facebook: Places
Facebook: Events
Facebook: Groups
Facebook: Library pages
Facebook Graph Search
LinkedIn
Twitter
Twitter Search
Social bookmarking
My feed from my network
Diigo
Pinterest
Some new engines
Soovle
Find People on Plus (.com)
Visual.ly
Procog.com
Polyfetch http://polyfetch.com
Million shorthttp://gb.millionshort.com/
People search
Worldometers.info
Lanyrd.com
And finally...• Wayback Machine  http://www.archive.org/index.php
Numberquotes.com
BananaSlug http://bananaslug.com/
More resources:• Which search engine when?• My Search weblog• Web search engines• Alternative search engines
Evaluating sites
Thedogisland
Federal Vampire & Zombie Agency
History of a Victorian Robot
Contact:•   This presentation is online at•   philb@philb.com•   http://www.philb.com•   @philbradley
Thank you!•   http://www.philb.com/whichengine.htm•   http://www.philbradley.typepad.com/•   http://www.slideshare.net/phi...
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  1. 1. Advanced Internet Searching Phil Bradley http://www.philb.com Winter 2012-13
  2. 2. Going... Going... How many?http://www.flickr.com/photos/leviphotos/2332987961/
  3. 3. Types of search engine• Free text – Google, Yahoo, Bing,• Directory – Yahoo, Open Directory• Multi/Meta search – Trovando – Browsys
  4. 4. Types of search engine• Site/Subject specific – BT directory, site search engines• Hidden/Invisible web – Complete planet• Social search engines – Icerocket, surchur, twitter• “The others”
  5. 5. Basic search techniquesImplied ‘AND’ Phrase Exclude/NOT Additional terms Changing position More additional terms
  6. 6. More search options: ~
  7. 7. More search options: *
  8. 8. Proximity Search: AROUND(x)
  9. 9. site:
  10. 10. site:.gov.uk
  11. 11. site:<URL>
  12. 12. link:
  13. 13. info:
  14. 14. related:
  15. 15. Advanced search: where is it?
  16. 16. Advanced search
  17. 17. Advanced (cont)
  18. 18. Specific options: terms appearing, safe search
  19. 19. Specific options: reading level
  20. 20. Specific options: filetype
  21. 21. Specific options: usage rights
  22. 22. Search preferences• Language• Safesearch filtering• Google Instant• # of results per page – 10, 20, 30, 50, 100• Results window• Blocked sites
  23. 23. Google Knowledge Chart
  24. 24. Why else use Google?
  25. 25. Search options in search
  26. 26. Personal results
  27. 27. Verbatim
  28. 28. Dictionary
  29. 29. Nearby
  30. 30. Visited pages
  31. 31. Not yet visited
  32. 32. Related searches
  33. 33. Sites with images
  34. 34. Time limited
  35. 35. Page previews
  36. 36. Google+ results
  37. 37. Google + and Knowledge Graph
  38. 38. Authors
  39. 39. Cached version
  40. 40. Google images
  41. 41. Google images
  42. 42. Similar images
  43. 43. Images by colour
  44. 44. Imagesize:
  45. 45. Types of image: face
  46. 46. Colour of images
  47. 47. Google carousel
  48. 48. Google Instant
  49. 49. One trick ponies• movies location
  50. 50. Google custom search engineshttp://www.google.com/cse/
  51. 51. Google Scholar
  52. 52. ‘Your citations’
  53. 53. Google Books
  54. 54. Google Ngram Viewer
  55. 55. Google Zeitgeist 2012
  56. 56. Faganfinder.com/google/
  57. 57. Soople.com
  58. 58. Why not use Google?
  59. 59. Ranking order• Search term in title, header, URL• Anchor text• 1st paragraph• Frequency• Speed of website• Country version• Personalisation on/off• # of link
  60. 60. Google knows best! http://bit.ly/kBGqIg
  61. 61. Incorrect counts
  62. 62. Serving many pages, single sites
  63. 63. Personalisation
  64. 64. Alternative search engines• Free text• Directory• Multi/Meta• Social media• Visual results• Real time• Weblog
  65. 65. Bing
  66. 66. Duckduckgo
  67. 67. Blekko
  68. 68. Blekko/Facebook
  69. 69. Create your own slashtag
  70. 70. Exalead• http://www.exalead.co.uk/search
  71. 71. Boounce
  72. 72. Boounce
  73. 73. FindHow: the How-To search engine
  74. 74. FindHow: writing and speaking
  75. 75. SLIKK! (aka SearchLion)
  76. 76. SLIKK! multisearch
  77. 77. Preview, search onsite
  78. 78. Zanran: Google for data
  79. 79. Zanran results page
  80. 80. Display tables
  81. 81. Alternative.to
  82. 82. Who stole my pictures?
  83. 83. Obtain a list & compare
  84. 84. Visual.ly
  85. 85. Icon Finder
  86. 86. Search results
  87. 87. Yahoo Directory• http://dir.yahoo.com/
  88. 88. Dmoz The open Directory
  89. 89. Multi/meta search• Browsys http://www.browsys.com/search/• Trovando http://www.trovando.it/
  90. 90. Browsys results
  91. 91. Trovando results
  92. 92. Visual search engines• Redzee http://redz.com/
  93. 93. Spacetime 3Dhttp://search.spacetime.com/
  94. 94. Simplooshttp://beta.simploos.com/
  95. 95. Category based engines• Carrot Clustering http://search.carrot2.org/
  96. 96. Comparing results• Thumbshots ranking http://www.thumbshots.com/Products/ThumbshotsImages/Ranking.aspx
  97. 97. Blind search:which is best?
  98. 98. http://blindsearch.fejus.com/
  99. 99. Blekko /monte
  100. 100. Similar siteshttp://www.similarpages.com
  101. 101. News/Date• Silobreaker http://www.silobreaker.com/
  102. 102. Facts and figures
  103. 103. Multimedia engines• Audio Visual• Image• Sound
  104. 104. As well as YouTube...• Trooker http://www.trooker.com/
  105. 105. Sounds• Soungle http://soungle.com/
  106. 106. Images (as well as Flickr)• Tag Galaxy http://www.taggalaxy.de/
  107. 107. Blogs• Google blog search http://blogsearch.google.com/
  108. 108. Social media• Social Mention http://www.socialmention.com/
  109. 109. IceRocket
  110. 110. surchur
  111. 111. Addictomatic
  112. 112. Twitter Advanced
  113. 113. News collation resourcesFlipboard http://flipboard.com/
  114. 114. Zite http://www.zite.com
  115. 115. Zite top stories
  116. 116. FlipBoard
  117. 117. Pulse News
  118. 118. News curation via the web
  119. 119. News.me daily digest
  120. 120. Scoop.it
  121. 121. Sulia http://sulia.com
  122. 122. More on social media search
  123. 123. Summer of 2012
  124. 124. Autumn of 2012
  125. 125. February 2013
  126. 126. Facebook: People
  127. 127. Facebook: Pages
  128. 128. Facebook: Places
  129. 129. Facebook: Events
  130. 130. Facebook: Groups
  131. 131. Facebook: Library pages
  132. 132. Facebook Graph Search
  133. 133. LinkedIn
  134. 134. Twitter
  135. 135. Twitter Search
  136. 136. Social bookmarking
  137. 137. My feed from my network
  138. 138. Diigo
  139. 139. Pinterest
  140. 140. Some new engines
  141. 141. Soovle
  142. 142. Find People on Plus (.com)
  143. 143. Visual.ly
  144. 144. Procog.com
  145. 145. Polyfetch http://polyfetch.com
  146. 146. Million shorthttp://gb.millionshort.com/
  147. 147. People search
  148. 148. Worldometers.info
  149. 149. Lanyrd.com
  150. 150. And finally...• Wayback Machine http://www.archive.org/index.php
  151. 151. Numberquotes.com
  152. 152. BananaSlug http://bananaslug.com/
  153. 153. More resources:• Which search engine when?• My Search weblog• Web search engines• Alternative search engines
  154. 154. Evaluating sites
  155. 155. Thedogisland
  156. 156. Federal Vampire & Zombie Agency
  157. 157. History of a Victorian Robot
  158. 158. Contact:• This presentation is online at• philb@philb.com• http://www.philb.com• @philbradley
  159. 159. Thank you!• http://www.philb.com/whichengine.htm• http://www.philbradley.typepad.com/• http://www.slideshare.net/philbradley/• philb@philb.com

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