web DirectoriesWeb directory is used to search general information on a broad topic or to explore
different areas of a broad topic. The directories are arranged by subject. They usually include
links to the top level of the website rather than to pages within the website. The user searches
by selecting a broad category and then narrows the search step by step. For example, a user
i start the search with category of Social Sciences. He can move to History, By Region,
Africa, Egypt, Ancient Egypt and then Pyramids. The results of different directories vary
widely as websites includes in each category are selected by the people instead of machines.
Some examples of web directories are as follows: