1999 Update: Search Test: 1999's Best

1999 Update | List of Sites | Search Strategies | Results by Site | Results by Question | Tips | 1999 Best

Best of the Best: Our Favorites

Matching the tool to the task can make the task a lot easier! After all this, it wouldn't be surprising if you wondered what we'll be using for our searches.

General Search Engines

Overall Best Results Fast!
Browsing Yahoo
Boolean Hotbot
Spiders Dogpile
Runner's Up Google, Search.com

Health Information Search Engines

Overall Browsing HealthWeb
Overall Boolean Medical World Search
Index the Web HW: Consumer Health; MedlinePlus
Provide Content healthfinder; Dr. Koop's
Clinical WebMD, Medscape (registration required)
Drug Information RXlist (free), MicroMedex (fee-based)

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Last updated: November 11, 1999.
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