A review of a book on the invisible web. Its aims to show, in simple non-technical terms, how to integrate the invisible web into teaching opportunities - in a one-on-one 'teaching moment' as well as in a formal course.
The presented text is a compendium of knowledge in the area of searching the Internet for valuable and free scientific information. It characterizes the specific resources of the Invisible Web and provides an overview of examples (primarily English language ones) of tools for browsing that make possible access to the full texts of scientific articles: articles from journals, conference papers, research reports, as well as books and their excerpts. The resources of the Invisible Web are presented in three groups: data bases and scientific repositories, www catalogue pages, and specialized search engines. The article is concluded with a brief characterization of Polish language electronic resources that are useful in the quest for accessible scientific information in the area of the economic sciences.