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Specialized database


The smallest, most focused search tool, where information is usually limited to a specific topic but provided in-depth. They are sometimes called the "Invisible Web" because they con [..]
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Periodical index


A database of articles appearing in magazines and journals, which can be searched by author, title, journal name, subject, words in the abstract, etc.
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OSCAR


Another (older) name for the Ohio State University Libraries online library catalog and circulation system.
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Emoticon


A short sequence of keyboard letters and symbols that signifies a facial expression or emotion. Also called a "smiley." For example: :-)
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E-mail address


Identifies a specific e-mail account (username) located at (@) a particular domain.
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Cookie


Text file that stores information about pages viewed, passwords, etc.
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Wildcard


Symbol used to indicate word truncation. When you add a wildcard symbol after a word root (such as advertis), you will retrieve different variants of the word (advertise, advertising, advertisement).
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Web site


A collection of Web pages, similar to a book that contains various chapters.
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Web forum


These groups require no special software other than your Web browser. Like mailing lists and newsgroups they are "asynchronous" (meaning you can read messages and reply whenever conv [..]
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Web directory


Search tool created by editors or trained researchers who categorize or classify Web sites by subject.
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