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metasearch engine

The search engine software that is used to search other search engines. See metasearch site.
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Such meta-search engines save both time and money for consumers and provide them with the best deal through an aggregation of data.
In the near future Etihad plans to launch a full New Distribution Capability (NDC) enabled platform which will enable customers to visualise offerings through digital media such as images and videos, whether they are booking via travel agencies, meta-search engines, or other indirect channels.
Among their topics are constructing a proper research report, the changing face of scholarly communication and its impact on library and information centers, local linguists mastering academic writing in English: seeking explanations in sociocultural contexts, measuring the research impact of scholarly publications using altmetrics: a case study of Thapar University in India, and search engines and meta-search engines for effective information retrieval and scholarly communication.
and Gilvari, A., Comparing Search Engines and Meta-search Engines in Pharmaceutics Information Retrieval", Health Information Management, 5 (2):129 (2008) (Persian)
In addition to supporting presence on global distribution systems and online travel agencies, the company also offers meta-search engines, opaque channels, flash sales sites, as well as social media platforms within its distribution networks.
Not only can they connect to new channels, they can also push direct bookings by leveraging the meta-search engines that we now offer as a new channel option thereby improving online revenue instantly,” said John Seaton, VP - Sales, EMEA at eRevMax.
Later chapters delve into advanced topics such as multi- and meta-search engines, finding people, and news-based search engines.
Last week, the two meta-search engines - which use the results of Google and other search sites and strip out identifying information - served as many as 3.6 million queries.
Chignell, Gwizdka, and Bonder (1999) found little overlap in the results returned by various search engines and describe meta-search engines as useful.
What we may have in another 10 years are vertical search engines that work in particular content areas or domains and meta-search engines that send our queries out to multiple vertical and horizontal search engines and aggregate the results.
CIDL will facilitate the creation of a series of similar meta-search engines that can be built on existing successful national projects such as Our Roots (Our Roots, 2003), Early Canadiana Online (Library and Archives Canada, 2005), and Virtual Museum Canada (Virtual Museum of Canada, 2005).