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Information retrieval from the Internet: an evaluation of the tools

Monica Brinkley (Based at the Department of Library and Information Studies, University College, Dublin, Ireland.)
Mary Burke (Based at the Department of Library and Information Studies, University College, Dublin, Ireland.)

Internet Research

ISSN: 1066-2243

Article publication date: 1 September 1995

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Abstract

Evaluates the principal tools available for the retrieval of information from the Internet, e.g. Hytelnet, Archie, Gopher, WAIS, and the World Wide Web (WWW). Principally concentrates on an evaluation of the user interface and search software for each of the aforementioned tools. Concludes with a brief perspective of Internet information retrieval and the implications for the future.

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Brinkley, M. and Burke, M. (1995), "Information retrieval from the Internet: an evaluation of the tools", Internet Research, Vol. 5 No. 3, pp. 3-10. https://doi.org/10.1108/10662249510104595

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