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Introduction is a "PDF search engine and viewer" which can also be downloaded as a toolbar application. [1]


The home page of has a search form for keyword searches at the top of the page. A link to the downloadable toolbar is below the search form, and a list of searches by other users fills the rest of the page. The search form only conducts keyword searches, with no defined fields or options for filtering the search. Search results are listed in groups of ten. The search result listing includes:

  • The title of the document, which is also a link to the original document.
  • A short excerpt from the document with keywords underlined.
  • An icon to download the document.
  • An icon to view the document within

It should be noted that Google Ads appear beneath some individual search results.


  1. " Rare PDFs." Killer Startups, Accessed on April 14, 2011.

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