- hierarchically organized indexes of subject categories that allow
the Web searcher to browse through lists of Web sites by subject in
search of relevant information. best to searching for information about
a general subject, rather than for a specific piece of information.
e.g. LookSmart (http://www.looksmart.com)
Open Directory (http://dmoz.org) Yahoo
Specialized Search Directories - guide compiled
by a subject specialist to important resources in his or her area of
expertise is more likely than a general subject directory to produce
relevant information and is usually more comprehensive than a general
guide. Such guides exist for virtually every topic.
e.g. Argus Clearinghouse
(http://about.com) WWW Virtual Library