Search Engines

[ General Search Engines ]
[ Meta Search Engines ]
[ Scholarly Search Engines ]
[ Search Engine Gateways ]

 

General Search Engines


Google

Google advanced search http://www.google.com/advanced_search

Google is the search engine of choice for most searchers and teachers, linking to more than 8 billion Internet sites.

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Teoma * http://www.teoma.com/

Teoma specializes in three types of search results, all provided on the same page: Results (traditional listing style); Refine (suggestions to narrow your topic) and Resources (links to expert pages.) The Refine area is a great help in determining effective alternate search words.+

Meta Search Engines


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KartOO * http://www.kartoo.com

This search engine maps out results in a branching visual format, much as in a graphic organizer. Users can roll the mouse over a document icon to view a brief annotation of each Web site's contents. Great for visual learners! +

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KillerInfo * http://www.killerinfo.com/

"Provides high quality, highly-relevant clustered search results from many search engines with no advertising and noscreen clutter. Its Quick Peek feature provides a smallscrollable view of each site, so one can see the overalllayout before opening the site. The Advanced Search lets youspecify which search engines to include."+

Scholarly Search Engines


Lib.WS.eRes.SE.Shake

Yippy Shakespeare http://shakespeare.yippy.com/

Search Shakespeare's plays to locate specific words, like "fate" or "fotrune" or "light," for research.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar ** http://scholar.google.com/

Google Scholar describes itself as enabling "you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories

and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web."

Search Engine Gateways


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Search Engine Watch * http://www.searchenginewatch.com/

"A great site for catching up on the latest search engine developments. It regularly rates the best search engines and includes a section on Kids Search Engines."+

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Those Dark Hiding Places: Searching the Invisible Web *

http://library.rider.edu/scholarly/rlackie/Invisible/Inv_Web.html