search man HOW TO SEARCH
Finding and Evaluating Electronic Healthcare Information Sources

ABOUT SEARCH ENGINES

DIAGRAM

A search engine is a computer program that searches documents on the World Wide Web for specified keywords and returns a list of the documents where the key words were found. It uses robots or "spiders" that "crawl" from Website to Website and record information to include in a database. Another program, called an indexer, then reads these documents and creates an index based on the words contained in each document.

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