Searching the web:
local and Internet-wide WWW searches

Searching for information on this WWW server

Enter the search words(s) here, then select Search:

That will search for matching documents on this (University of Cambridge) WWW server - see below for searching farther afield, including the many other servers in the University.

Alternatively, before selecting Submit you can limit searching to one or more parts of the documents (instead of the whole document):

head contents (HTML <HEAD> section)
body contents (HTML <BODY> section)
title (HTML <TITLE>)
headings (HTML <H1> - <H6>)
emphasised text (HTML <B>, <I>, <EM>, <STRONG>)

and select how many best-match search results you want to see:

Also available: Advice on searching, and (for WWW browsers that don't work with forms) searching without using a form.

Searching for information Internet-wide

For any of thes search engines you can perform basic searches by entering search words and then selecting the adjacent "Submit" or "Search" button. More advanced search facilities, and information about the various search engines, can be found by following the links to their home servers.


Searchand Display the Results

Go to AltaVista home server (including more extensive search facilities).


Go to Lycos home server


AND words together

Go to WebCrawler home server