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SEARCH ENGINES


http://www.google.com
Search web sites (search term site:.edu; search term site:.gov; search term site:.org) scholarly publications, books, images and news.
 
http://www.bing.com/
Microsoft’s search engine

http://blekko.com/
“blekko's mission is to provide a differentiated editorial voice in search. blekko search results provide information and tools you can use to make decisions and improve your own search experience. blekko biases towards quality sites. Spam Free: blekko includes results from sites whose primary purpose is information, not monetization. Human Curation: blekko believes that human beings should be involved in determining search results. Our community of users tag pages and sites for us every day to help insure the highest quality of search results.”

duckduckgo.com/
Does not collect personal information. No filter bubble.

http://www.sweetsearch.com
Searches sites that have been reviewed by a team of librarians, educators, and subject experts.

http://www.yahoo.com
Yahoo's search engine
 
DIRECTORIES
 
http://www.about.com
"Each site in our unique network is run by a professional Guide who is carefully screened and trained by About.  Guides build a comprehensive environment around each of their specific topics, including the best new content, relevant links, how-tos, Forums, and answers to just about any question.  The About network consists of over 700 Guide sites neatly organized into 36 channels."
 
http://www.excite.com
Excite can be searched by directory, web, news, and photos.
 
http://www.lycos.com
Search the directory by topic or perform searches utilizing Fast Search.
 
http://www.yahoo.com
Yahoo!, the largest human-compiled guide to the web, classifies links into subject directories. It utilizes Google as a search engine.
 
CUSTOMIZED SEARCH ENGINES
 
http://tinyurl.com/google-undergrad
https://cse.google.com/cse?cx=018242335511370675646%3Afavv6aufpec
Undergraduate Research Engine. “College freshmen, sophomores, and community college students: find authoritative sources appropriate for college-level work.”
 
http://biznar.com/biznar/
"Biznar is a free, publicly available deep web search engine that uses advanced "federated search technology" to return high quality results by submitting your search query - in real-time - to other well respected search engines then collating, ranking and dropping duplicates of the results."
 
http://tinyurl.com/business-research
“A collection of the most credible, substantive, timely, and insightful business research related sites and blogs.”
 
http://mednar.com/
“Mednar is a free, publicly available deep web search engine that uses advanced federated search technology to return high quality results by submitting your search query - in real-time - to other well respected search engines. Mednar then collates, ranks and drops duplicates of the results.”
 
www.Pogofrog.com
“PogoFrog.com is a custom search engine that jumps over these layman-focused sites and returns only credible medical site links on the first results page and on every results page. This is done by specifically excluding consumer sites and specifically including only credible healthcare sites such as FDA.gov, peer-review journal sites, association sites and others.”
 
METASEARCH
 
http://www.dogpile.com
Dogpile allows the user to construct a custom search of search engines. It divides search results by search engines.
 
http://www.hotbot.com
Part of the Lycos network, ranks search results by relevance. Links to Lycos.
 

https://www.ixquick.com/

Ixquick Search Engine

 

http://www.webcrawler.com
Search by terms or by subject in the directory.

 

http://yometa.com/
The essential idea behind Yometa.com is to present the most relevant search results, based on the combination of website rankings by the top 3 search engines – Google, Bing and Yahoo…and to present these results in a visually compelling manner that illustrates how they rank on the three engines simultaneously.
 
VISUAL/GRAPHIC INTERFACES
 
http://www.kartoo.com/
Meta Search Engine searches multiple search engines and presents its results in a visual map.
 
http://www.kwmap.net/
KwMap.net is a complex keyword refining tool, aiming to help you discover new keywords. It is a fact that search engines can only help you in finding something if you know the right keywords.
 
http://touchlogo.com/
Visual map of logos for websites or directories of information.
 
REVIEWS
 
http://SearchEngineShowdown.com
Provides reviews of search engines and directories and information on coverage, strengths, and weaknesses.
 
http://SearchEngineWatch.com
Provides reviews of search engines and directories and information on coverage, strengths, and weaknesses.  Provides information on search strategies and related articles.

TUTOTRIALS

http://www.googleguide.com/ 
"Google Guide is an online interactive tutorial and reference for experienced users, novices, and everyone in between. I developed Google Guide because I wanted more information about Google's capabilities, features, and services than I found on Google's website. --Nancy Blachman"

https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/134479?hl=en
How to Search on Google

https://www.google.com/insidesearch/searcheducation/
Students Can Become Better Searchers
 

 

 

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