I'm Finally On-line, Now What? Subject Directories

bullet Usually have smaller databases than search engines

bullet Classify web documents or locations into a subject classification scheme

bullet Are usually compiled by hand or in some type of logical order

bullet Usually provide limited search results of available pages on the Web

bullet Begin with general topics and allow the user to narrow to a specific category

bullet Will not be as comprehensive as the information located from a search engine

bullet Will contain more specific information dealing with a particular subject matter.

Examples of Subject Directories

Ohio Resource Center Network Literacy Information and Communication System Ohio Adult Basic and Literacy Education
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