The parallel evolution of search engines and digital libraries: their convergence to the Mega-Portal

@article{Hanani2000ThePE,
  title={The parallel evolution of search engines and digital libraries: their convergence to the Mega-Portal},
  author={Uri Hanani and Ariel J. Frank},
  journal={Proceedings 2000 Kyoto International Conference on Digital Libraries: Research and Practice},
  year={2000},
  pages={211-218}
}
There are many and varied search engines (SEs) on the Internet but it is still hard to locate and concentrate only on materials relevant to a specific task. Digital libraries (DLs) could better provide such services on the Web. There is a real need to formulate a methodology for the understanding of both these types of Web data repositories. We classify both SEs and DLs using similar criteria on both a functional scale and a generational time-line. In particular, we introduce the idea of the… CONTINUE READING

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