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Chapter 1. Searching Google > What Google Isn't

1.2. What Google Isn't

The Internet is not a library. The library metaphor presupposes so many things—a central source for resource information, a paid staff dutifully indexing new material as it comes in, a well-understood and rigorously adhered-to ontology—that trying to think of the Internet as a library can be misleading.

Let's take a moment to dispel some of these myths right up front.


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