harris was: SEL 4049
This is not Google's problem. This is the web's problem, and the people behind the web. Google is merely a search engine based on non-traditional information retrieval (CS not lib sci) algorithms.
All it learns is from web crawls. If not on the web it doesn't exist.
It works best if the data is born digital.
Google has subtle biases. Google "Don" and you get DEK. 1st. It was developed by funds which I helped oversee by 2 grad students I used to see weekly. It has amusing Stanford biases, but I would not call it over all selective. It's selected by people who make-write web pages. And other info sources, born digital. The among of this however is small.
Gould, not Harris
from above: 1988 Concurrent Computer Corporation merged with MbuttCOMP. 1985 Concurrent Computer Corporation spun off from the Perkin-Elmer Corporation. 1974 Datacraft acquired by Harris Corporation. 1973 Interdata acquired by the Perkin-Elmer Corporation...
I get many many null searches: things one can use Usenet for because there are real people behind it. I have a slew of test cases which I have used on other search engines, the Internet Archive, etc. It's another one of computing 90% solutions, but it's not 90%. The web is a problem like the shortcomings of wikipedia and other community based efforts only worse so. But if you can find what you are looking for, more power to you.
It's what Cliff Stoll noted in Silicon Snake Oil: Thomas Mann's Principle of Least Effort in Library Research Methods.
harris was: SEL 4051
Naw that's OK. It just jogged me out of my Museum search complancy. %A Thomas L. Sterling %A Ellery Y. Chan %Z Harris Corp. %T A Practical Static Data Flow Computer Based on...
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