Issue No. 09 - September (1993 vol. 26)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/2.231277
<p>An overview of resource discovery services currently available on the Internet is presented. The authors concentrate on the following discovery tools: the Wide Area Information Servers (WAIS) project, Archie, Prospero, Gopher. The World-Wide Web (WWW), Netfind, the X.500 directory, Indie, the Knowbot Information Service (KIS), Alex, Semantic File Systems, and Nomenclator. The authors summarize the surveyed tools by presenting a taxonomy of their characteristics and design decisions. They also describe where to find and how to access several of the surveyed discovery services. They conclude with a discussion of future directions in the area of resource discovery and retrieval.</p>
P. B. Danzig, S. Li and K. Obraczka, "Internet Resource Discovery Services," in Computer, vol. 26, no. , pp. 8-22, 1993.