Date‐restricted queries in web search engines

Dirk Lewandowski (Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Information Science, Heinrich‐Heine‐University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany)

Online Information Review

ISSN: 1468-4527

Publication date: 1 December 2004

Abstract

Search engines usually offer a date‐restricted search on their advanced search pages. But determining the actual update of a web page is not without problems. Conducts a study testing date‐restricted queries on the search engines Google, Teoma and Yahoo! Finds that these searches fail to work properly in the engines examined. Finally, discusses implications of this for further research and search engine development.

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Citation

Lewandowski, D. (2004), "Date‐restricted queries in web search engines", Online Information Review, Vol. 28 No. 6, pp. 420-427. https://doi.org/10.1108/14684520410570544

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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