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Hock, Randolph 1944-

Overview
Works: 13 works in 111 publications in 2 languages and 13,238 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Directories  Abstracts 
Roles: Author
Classifications: ZA4230, 025.04
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Randolph Hock
The extreme searcher's Internet handbook : a guide for the serious searcher by Randolph Hock( Book )

58 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to effectively searching the Internet covers such topics as search engines, directories, newsgroups, image resources, and reference resources
The extreme searcher's guide to Web search engines : a handbook for the serious searcher by Randolph Hock( Book )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes current Internet search engines, including AltaVista, Dogpile, Infoseek, MetaCrawler, WebCrawler, Yahoo!, HotBot, Internet Sleuth, Northern Light, SavvySearch, Excite, Inference Find, Lycos, and ProFusion
Yahoo! to the max : an extreme searcher guide by Randolph Hock( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yahoo! has a wide range of ways to find information, communicate, invest, shop, and sell, and this book provides an overview of the popular Web portal. Details on Web searching, finding and customizing news, and using and creating discussion groups are included, as well as information on using Yahoo! for communicating with e-mail and instant messaging, buying and selling goods and services, managing personal finances and investments, and personalizing with My Yahoo!. Presented to both novice and savvy users, this resource aids in utilizing additional Yahoo! content and features for quick and easy use such as travel, health, music, weather, maps, movies, photos, and games
The traveler's web : an Extreme Searcher guide to travel resources on the Internet by Randolph Hock( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a vast range of online travel sites as well as savvy search tips and techniques that are designed to help readers improve the travel-planning process. Readers will learn how to make the most of the Web for leisure and business travel, from planning and reservations to countless ways the Internet can enhance the experience of destinations and cultures around the world.--From publisher description
The extreme searcher's Internet handbook( )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using Internet resources effectively : finding quick answers to basic questions by Randolph Hock( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The extreme searcher's Internet handbook : a guide for the serious searcher by Randolph Hock( Recording )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This [text is] for anyone who uses the Internet for research - librarians, teachers, students, writers, business professionals, and others who need to research the Web proficiently. [In the text, the author] covers information strategies and tools for all major areas of Internet content, including: directories, search engines, and portals; groups, newsgroups, and forums; reference sources; image, audio, and video resources; news resoources including aggregators, blogs, and alert services; shopping/product finding tools and resources; publishing tools including blogging and podcasting resources.-Back cover
The extreme searcher's Internet handbook : a guide for the serious searcher by Randolph Hock( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Right on target : using Web search engines effectively by Randolph Hock( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Extreme searching : stretching web search engines to their limit by Randolph Hock( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Extreme Searcher's Guide to Web Search Engines: A Handbook for the Serious Searcher. 2 Nd Edition by Randolph Hock( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This book aims to facilitate more effective and efficient use of World Wide Web search engines by helping the reader: know the basic structure of the major search engines; become acquainted with those attributes (features, benefits, options, content, etc.) that search engines have in common and where they differ; know the main strengths and weaknesses of the major search engines; and pick up some tips, tricks, and techniques that can contribute to more effective and easier searching. Chapter 1 discusses search engines in general, including a brief history, how search engines are put together, the databases behind the databases, portal features, components of a typical search engine home page, what to realistically expect from these services, subjects/areas covered by search engines, update frequency, typical retrieval and ranking factors, benchmarks, and overlap of retrieval between engines. Chapter 2 covers common searching options, including selection of what is to be searched, Boolean logic, truncation, phrase and proximity searching, name searching, field searching, requesting similar records, output options, international versions, and portal features. Chapters 3-10 present profiles of the following selected search engines: AltaVista, Excite, Fast Search, Google, HotBot, Lycos, Northern Light, and Yahoo. Chapter 11 describes meta-search tools, including Dogpile, ixquick, MetaCrawler, ProFusion, and Search.com. Chapter 12 discusses other search engines and keeping up. (Includes a glossary and an index.) (Mes)
The Extreme Searcher's Guide to Web Search Engines: A Handbook for theSerious Searcher. 2Nd Edition by Randolph Hock( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book aims to facilitate more effective and efficient use of World Wide Web search engines by helping the reader: know the basic structure of the major search engines; become acquainted with those attributes (features, benefits, options, content, etc.) that search engines have in common and where they differ; know the main strengths and weaknesses of the major search engines; and pick up some tips, tricks, and techniques that can contribute to more effective and easier searching. Chapter 1 discusses search engines in general, including a brief history, how search engines are put together, the databases behind the databases, portal features, components of a typical search engine home page, what to realistically expect from these services, subjects/areas covered by search engines, update frequency, typical retrieval and ranking factors, benchmarks, and overlap of retrieval between engines. Chapter 2 covers common searching options, including selection of what is to be searched, Boolean logic, truncation, phrase and proximity searching, name searching, field searching, requesting similar records, output options, international versions, and portal features. Chapters 3-10 present profiles of the following selected search engines: AltaVista, Excite, Fast Search, Google, HotBot, Lycos, Northern Light, and Yahoo. Chapter 11 describes meta-search tools, including Dogpile, ixquick, MetaCrawler, ProFusion, and Search.com. Chapter 12 discusses other search engines and keeping up. (Includes a glossary and an index.) (Mes)
OPL Sourcebook A Guide for Solo and Small Libraries by Randolph Hock( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The extreme searcher's Internet handbook : a guide for the serious searcher
Alternative Names
Hock, Ran.

Hock Ran 1944-....

Hock, Randolph E. 1944-

Languages
English (103)

Chinese (1)

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The extreme searcher's guide to Web search engines : a handbook for the serious searcherYahoo! to the max : an extreme searcher guideThe traveler's web : an Extreme Searcher guide to travel resources on the Internet