Table 159.4Internet Portal Search Engines

SiteDescriptionURL
Alta-VistaFast free-text searchinghttp://www​.altavista.com
AOL NetFindSearches Web sites, phone numbers, business information, maps and directions, e-mail addresses, newsgroups, personal web sites.http://www​.aol.com/netfind
DogpileSearches multiple search enginshttp://www​.dogpile.com
EuroseekEuropean sourcehttp://www​.euroseek.com
ExciteConcept searchinghttp://www​.excite.com
GoogleFree-text searching adding a page's popularity from Sanfordhttp://www​.google.com
HotbotSearches multiple search engines simultaneouslyhttp://www​.hotbot.com
Infoseekhttp://www​.infoseek.com
Lycoshttp://www​.lycos.com
Northern LightFree-text searches are categorizedhttp://www​.northernlight.com
ProfusionSearches major search engines and filters the resultshttp://www​.profusion.com
Snaphttp://www​.snap.com
WebcrawlerMetasearch enginehttp://www​.webcrawler.com
YahooSubject guide and ree-text searchinghttp://www​.yahoo.com

From: Chapter 159, Oncology and the Information Revolution

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Holland-Frei Cancer Medicine. 5th edition.
Bast RC Jr, Kufe DW, Pollock RE, et al., editors.
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