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Web search : multidisciplinary perspectives

Author: Amanda Spink; Michael Zimmer
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Information science and knowledge management.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Web search engines are not just tools for finding and accessing information online, but have become a defining component of the human condition. This book investigates Web search from the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Spink; Michael Zimmer
ISBN: 9783540758280 3540758283 3540758291 9783540758297
OCLC Number: 174131546
Description: xi, 351 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / A. Spink and M. Zimmer --
Through the Google goggles : sociopolitical bias in search engine design / A. Diaz --
Reconsidering the rhizome : a textual analysis of Web search engines as gatekeepers of the internet / A. Hess --
Exploring gendered notions : gender, job hunting, and web searches / R.M. Martey --
Searching ethics : the role of search engines in the construction and distribution of knowledge / L.M. Hinman --
The gaze of the perfect search engine : Google as an infrastructure of dataveillance / M. Zimmer --
Search engine liability for copyright infringement / B. Fitzgerald, D. O'Brien, and A. Fitzgerald --
Search engine bias and the demise of search engine utopianism / E. Goldman --
The democratizing effects of search engine use : on chance exposures and organizational hubs / A. Lev-On --
'Googling' terrorists: are Northern Irish terrorists visible on internet search engines? / P. Reilly. The history of the internet search engine : navigational media and the traffic commodity / E. Van Couvering --
Toward a Web search information behavior model / S.A. Knight and A. Spink --
Web searching for health : theoretical foundations and connections to health related outcomes / M.J. Dutta and G.D. Bodie --
Search engines and expertise about global issues : well-defined landscape or undomesticated wilderness? / J. Fry, S. Virkar, and R. Schroeder --
Conceptual models for search engines / D.G. Hendry and E.N. Efthimiadis --
Web searching : a quality measurement perspective / D. Lewandowski and N. Höchstötter.
Series Title: Information science and knowledge management.
Responsibility: Amanda Spink, Michael Zimmer, editors.
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