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View Resource Yahoo! Debuts New Search Engine

In 1996 Yahoo! enhanced its search interface to help users more quickly reach the Internet resources they need. Searches return a summary page, which presents hits in four categories: Yahoo Categories, Web Sites, Net Events (from the Yahoo Net Events site) and News (from Reuters, PR Newswire, Business Wire, and UPI). If a search comes up empty in these four categories, it will be referred to the...

https://www.yahoo.com
View Resource Yahoo People Search

In 1996 Yahoo added this enhancement to its popular Internet directory service. It's People Search allows you to find telephone numbers and email addresses by entering a search form. The telephone directory is supplied by Database America (the provider of the Switchboard.com database), and the email interface directly queries Four11.com.

https://search.yahoo.com/web?fr=people
View Resource Yahoo Maps

In 1996 Yahoo added this enhancement to its popular Internet directory service. Yahoo's map service (maps provided by Etak, Inc.) allows you to enter an address, city, state, and zip code, the intersection of two streets, a street name, or a city name, and get a map of your query in return. Maps can be zoomed in or out, or moved in any direction.

https://maps.yahoo.com/b/
View Resource Was Ranganathan a Yahoo!?

The March 1998 End User's Corner, Was Ranganathan a Yahoo!?, discusses the relationship of the classification scheme of the famed Indian librarian S. R. Ranganathan and Yahoo!.

https://scout.wisc.edu/scout/toolkit/enduser/archive/1998/eu...