Survey Of Search Engines in RSC Yorkshire and Humber Region

The following table gives a summary of search engines in RSC Yorkshire and Humber region.

A summary of the column headings is given below.


Table 1: Search Engines Survey In RSC Yorkshire and Humber Region
  Organisation Search Engine Comments Try It
1 Askham Bryan College Microsoft  
2 Barnsley College Microsoft  
3 Bishop Burton College Atomz Search available within Flash site only  
4 Bradford College Perlfect  
5 Calderdale College Microsoft Course search
6 Craven College None found    
7 Dearne Valley College Microsoft Course search
8 Dewsbury College None found    
9 Doncaster College None found    
10 East Riding College Microsoft    
11 Franklin College None found    
12 Greenhead College None found    
13 Grimsby College Microsoft  
14 Huddersfield New College Atomz Good example of embedding output into institutional look-and-feel
15 Huddersfield Technical College Microsoft    
16 Hull College None found    
17 John Leggott College None found    
18 Joseph Priestley College None found    
19 Keighley College None found    
20 Leeds College of Art Microsoft Doesn't work remotely  
21 Leeds College of Building None found    
22 Leeds College of Music Perl script  
23 Leeds College of Technology None found    
24 New College, Pontefract None found    
25 North Lindsey College None found    
26 Northern College None found    
27 Notre Dame 6th Form College None found    
28 Park Lane College None found    
29 Rotherham College of Arts and Technology None found    
30 Rother Valley College Freefind  
31 Scarborough 6th Form College Perl script  
32 Selby College ? Web site not available  
33 Sheffield College Cold Fusion  
34 Shipley College None found    
35 Thomas Danby College None found    
36 Thomas Rotherham College None found    
37 Wakefield College None found  
38 Wilberforce College Perl script  
39 Wyke College None found    
40 York College ? Web site not available  
41 Yorkshire Coast College None found    
42 RSC Yorkshire and Humber Google  

The information in the table was collected on 16th January 2004.


A summary of the findings is given below.

Table 2: Summary
Search Engine 17 40%
No Search Engine 23 55%
Status not known 2 5%
Atomz 2 12%
Google 2 12%
Microsoft 7 41%
Perlfect 1 6%
Perl script 3 18%
Freefind 1 6%
Cold Fusion 1 6%
Unknown 0 0%