Information Bulletin Number 0905289



Info Search and Web 2.0 Coffee Break Training
Exploring Invisible Web Resources Part 1
Learning Objective: The student shall be able to define what the Invisible Web is and identify several significant
first responder resources not otherwise accessible via Google or other search engines.
It's hard to imagine that a search engine returning many thousands of hits on a topic you're exploring might
not actually have access to all that's out there on the Web. Experts estimate that actually some 80 percent of
authoritative content on the Web is invisible to search engines. The Invisible or Deep Web is many times larger,
in fact, than the “surface Web” we have access to via search engines like Google. To better grasp what we mean
by the term “Invisible Web,” let's first consider what is visible.
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