Getting Information on the WWW for Educational Purposes: Problems and a Possible Solution

Xavier Bohigas Janoher, Montserrat Novell, Xavier Jaén Herbera, Juan D. Blanco

Abstract


One of the great advantages of the World Wide Web (WWW) is the enormous amount of information it makes available. Nevertheless, URL (Universal Resource Locator) addresses obtained from search engines often have little to do with what users are actually interested in finding. This proves especially problematic when one is searching for educational material. In order to improve on this situation we have designed a search engine that specialises in managing content previously selected from the Internet. The search engine is compatible with both keywords and keyphrases.

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