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LightSwitch

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http://www.thrall.org/lightswitch/general.html

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LightSwitch is an all-in-one search page, also known as multisearch or dashboard search. It was developed by the Middletown Thrall Library to increase users' search and information awareness. The Middletown Thrall Library describes LightSwitch as an educational search tool that connects users to carefully selected general and specific search engines. After submitting a search query, the results page of the selected search engine is displayed for the query.

     
Language English



Launched 2010
Closed No



Developer Middletown Thrall Library



Country of Origin US America



Owner
2010 - [...] Middletown Thrall Library



Topic Universal



Region No Limitation



Technical functionalities
and/or
Strategy
All-In-One Search Page
Search Interface / Search API
Multi Search
Educational Tool



Used SeEn Google Search Engine
Ask Jeeves / Ask SeEn
Bing
Dogpile
Ixquick
Lycos
Yahoo
Yahoo Kids
...






Older Version Internet Archive / WebCite






Name




Critical points




Features & Functionality

After submitting a search query, the results page of the selected search engine for the query is displayed.



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References & further Publications

Wikipedia (EN): n.a.
Wikipedia (Others): n.a.
     

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Created: 2016-02-18