Comparing Search Engines
Karen Campbell, Hamline University, has identified and organized some of the
more significant evaluations and comparsions of Internet search
- Understanding WWW Search Tools / Jian Liu (September 1995)
- UCB Library Internet Search Tool Details / University of California,
Berkeley (Novembe 1995)
- World Wide Web Indexes: A Study / H. Vernon Leighton (June 1995)
- World Wide Web Searching Tools, An Evaluation / Ian Winship (1995)
In recent articles, Flynn (1995, C5) and Levin (1995, 31) include charts that provide a concise
comparison of all the major search engines to date.
Laurie Flynn, "Making searches easier in the Web's sea of data," New York Times, C5 (October 2, 1995).
Carol Levin, "I know it's out there somewhere...", PC magazine 14(14): 31 (August 1995).