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How many web-wide search engines do we need?

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Purpose ‐ The purpose of this paper is to discuss how many web-wide search engines are actually needed. Design/methodology/approach ‐ This paper was researched by testing and reviewing different search engines and studying comparative papers about the popularity of web-wide search engines. Findings ‐ The author tests and reviews the new search engine Cuil, and discusses its ability as a search engine, with varying results. The paper also compares this new search engine to other more favourable search engines. Originality/value ‐ The paper provides insight into the requirements of new search engines and whether there is any need for more search engines within the world wide web.

Keywords: Internet; Search engines; Worldwide web

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14684520810923971

Publication date: November 21, 2008

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