1.b. Disadvantages of Topic Oriented Directories
The main disadvantage of using
topic-oriented directories is that they are time consuming. Moving through the subject
paths can lead to dead ends and result in many false starts and backtrackings. But a very
important thing to understand about searching the Internet is that it does take time.
Remember that you are an information detective, investigating a digital world.
Section : Finding Digital Resources
Page 1: Topic Oriented Directories
a: Advantages of TODs
Disadvantages of TODs
c: List of TODs
Page 2: Search Engines
Page 3: Net-Smarts -- or becoming Netwise
Page 4: S.E.A.R.C.H.