versión ISSN 1024-9435
RODRIGUEZ CAMINO, Reinaldo. Motores de búsqueda sobre salud en Internet. ACIMED [online]. 2003, vol.11, n.5, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1024-9435.
With the WWW, at the beginning of the 90's of the last century, a vertiginous growth of the number of users and resources of information in Internet took place. In these circumstances, the search engines were developed, a type of tool essential to explore the ocean of existing information in the network. With the purpose of understanding and identifying the main specialized search engines in public and biomedicine, a deep review of the subject was carried out in Internet. For it, we used: Google, Altavista, Yahoo, etc.; some metasearchesrs like Ixcquix and a group of finders oriented to health care subjects. Also, the data bases Medline and Documents in Information Science were consulted (DoIS), the last one is specialized in sciences of the information. The compiled information was introduced in a data base created in Microsoft Access. Of this, a list of 76 finders specialized in the subject was extracted study object in order to create a source of information and reference, useful to the professionals and technicians of the health care system, specially to the workers of the National System of Information of Medical Sciences. They enriched the information offered by great online biomedical database such as como Medline, Current Contents, LILACS, Biosis and others.
Palabras llave : INTERNET; MEDICAL INFORMATICS; BIBLIOGRAPHY OF MEDICINE; DATABASES BIBLIOGRAPHIC; SEARCH ENGINES; INTERNET; INFORMATION RETRIEVAL; SEARCH STRATEGIES; META-SEARCH ENGINES; INDEXES; DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC.