Web search services are now a major source of information for a growing number of people. We need to know more about how users search Web search engines to improve the effectiveness of their information retrieval. This paper reports results from a major study exploring users' information searching behavior on the EXCITE Web search engine. The study is the first to investigate Web users' successive searching behavior as they conduct related searches.
- Search engine
- World Wide Web
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Sociology and Political Science
- Economics and Econometrics