Finding Deep Web Databases

The deep or “invisible” Web consists of those resources that, while accessible over the Web, are not subjected to search engine indexing.  Imagine the sites you have visited that have a search box on them.  If the search retrieves Web …

Your Time Starts Now

This change in service from DeepDyve caught my eye.  They have provided a method of reading “deep Web” content for awhile.  Normally, you would do a search and pay to read the article it unearths. Now, you can search DeepDyve …

Visualized Search Results

There was a period about 2 or 3 years ago where it was common to see search results represented in a visual way, whether as radial nodes or some other mechanism.  Visual search today usually means “search for images”, which …

Google Search Interface Updated, Less Scrolling

This is one of those minor tweaks that removes something that’s been stuck in my craw for awhile.  Google’s reworked its search engine’s results page so that the left hand navigation menu is now above the results.  This means that, …

Social Distraction

Web search is a cornerstone of online legal research.   Google, Yahoo!, and Bing remain starting points for lawyers and others to perform research outside of the fee-based providers.  Both Google and Bing have put additional social elements into …