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Contents

Introduction

The Web & the Internet

Web Browsers

URLs

Searching the Web

Simple Searches

Advanced Searches

Meta Searches

News Searches

Reference Searches

Government Searches

Blog Searches

Deep Web Searches

Discussion Group Searches

Chat and MOO Searches

Using Web Directories

Browsing Categories

Searching Categories

Browsing the Web

 

How to Search the Web

Conducting a Search of the Deep Web

Many specialized topics are addressed through databases or database-supported Web sites that, although accessible through the Web, are not indexed by conventional Web search sites, such as Google or AllTheWeb. These sites are referred to collectively as the Deep Web or the Invisible Web because they are not easily found by the search technologies used by leading search sites. (For more information on the Deep Web, read "The Deep Web" at http://library.albany.edu/internet/deepweb.html.)

A number of search sites specialize in searches of the Deep Web. You can find a list of Deep Web search sites in the Bedford Research Room's Links pages.

In this demonstration, we'll conduct a search using Complete Planet. To begin this demonstration, click on the Continue button.

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