Big Idea - Finding Information

Search Engines - Google is an example of a crawler-based search engine. Listings are created automatically by robots that "crawl" or "spider" the web for sites. Examples:

Search Directories - Listings are compiled by crawler-based techniques, as well as human-powered directories. Directories rely on a human element to help compile results. Example:

Meta-Search Engines – These search through a variety of search tools at the same time and aggregate the results. Examples:

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