Search Engines
-allow the user to enter keywords that are run against a database. Based on a combination of criteria (established by the user and/or the search engine), the search engine retrieves WWW documents from its database that match the keywords entered by the searcher.
- best used to locate a specific piece of information, such as a known document, an image, or a computer program, rather than a general subject.
e.g. AltaVista ( Excite ( Google (

Multi-threaded search engines
e.g. Metacrawler ( Dogpile (

Subject-specific search engines
e.g. Beaucoup! (
Search Engine Colossus ( (

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