Building Vertical Search Engines

Notess, Greg R.
July 2007
Online;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p37
Trade Publication
The article discusses the building of vertical search engines. To create a useful customized search engine, the included sites must continue to be correct and new ones may need to be added. Given the frequency of organizational address changes, the list of uniform resource locators should be checked at regular intervals. Maintaining the sites within a custom-built vertical can be time-consuming, especially for a search engine with a large number of sites. Creating a custom search engine can be a service to provide and advertise to audience.


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