|update 7/01 by sda|
|Major Medical Databases|
| Pub Med
Grateful Med / NLM
|indexes 4,000+ journals
has 40 databases & Medline
|from Medline--data since1966|
||need to dig down
fast, lists popular first
|lots of links
perhaps biggest database
|General Search Engines||Members Only||Organizations & Topics|
Physicians On Line
Harrison's On Line*
|Power Tips to
NOT (use all caps)
2) open Word & copy data to Word then print once at end (control-A, control-C, control-v)
3) use Key Word as first word in your search string
4) to require a set phrase use " " or ( )
5) turn off graphics if the WWW is the World Wide Wait
Note that the WWW is perhaps only about 10% of the Internet.
In 1999 the WWW was doubling in size about every 4 months.
7/01 over 1 Billion web pages & 65 x that many in searchable databases
Other parts of the intranet can have far more info-- e.g. Intranets,Telnet, Usenet, FTP, Gopher.
Note that major search engines search perhaps only about 30% of the WEB
and search engines search in different ways. Their search data is also sorted in different ways
and generally this is by a combination of popularity, payment, quality, relevancy.
There are over 500 Search Engines on the web (actually 3,000 plus 6/00) (see Search Engine Watch for a list)
Shorten an address name to it's root directory when looking for more info at a given site.