|This material has been developed to accompany:|
Annotated List of Directories
|Description:||Reviews: Items reviewed. Excerpts available.|
|Searching: Search the directory or the Web.|
|Output Features: Items are listed with title (as a hyperlink) and short annotations.|
|Special Features: Vertical searches available in a variety of categories. Offers The Galaxy StarGazer - Voyeur Search a tool to see search expressions others are using on Galaxy.|
|Help:||Using the HotBot Directory|
|Description:||Types of searches: A one- or two-sentence annotation for each|
|Searching: Users can do a forms-based search of the directory or of the current category within the directory.|
|Output Features: Title (hyperlink) and a one- or two-sentence annotation for each site. Links to newsgroups in some cases. Links to Lycos collections of sites.|
|Description:||Reviews: One sentence description with each listing.|
|Searching: User can search the directory and the Web.|
|Output Features: Title (hyperlink) and brief description.|
|Special Features: Subject directory finely subdivided into several levels.|
|Open Directory Project|
Ratings: Some sites are marked with a star. Volunteers select sites and there is no uniform rating applied.
|Reviews: An annotation or brief review accompanies each site.|
|Searching: Search form available on each page, giving the option to search within a category or the entire directory.|
|Output Features: Items within a category include subcategories and links to individual sites.|
|Special Features: This directory continues to be built and maintained by volunteer editors in each subject category. AOL, Google, HotBot, Lycos, Netscape, and others use the contents.|
Reviews: No written reviews. Items included only after approval by Yahoo! Searching: Output features:
Keyword or phrase. Boolean expressions allowed.
|Searching: Search form available on each page, giving the option to search within the current category, all categories, Headlines, Net Events, AltaVista, or another search engine.|
|Output Features: Title (hyperlink) and brief annotation.|
|Special Features: There are several regional or national editions of the guide and other special subject guides, including Shopping, Yellow Pages, People Search, Maps, Classifieds, Personals, Message Boards, Chat, Email, Pager, My Yahoo!, Todays News, Sports, Weather, TV, and Stock Quotes.|
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