Search Tools

Search Engines

  • Google — The most popular search engine on the Web
  • Yahoo — The popular search and portal site, with guides to News, Sports, Weather, Finance and more
  • GoodSearch — This search engine, powered by Yahoo, donates half of its advertising revenue to the charities, libraries and schools designated by the user.

Selective Directories

  • LII.Org: Librarians’ Index to the Internet — A large, browsable, searchable directory of websites selected and maintained by librarians for the general public.
  • InfoMine — A large directory of websites selected and maintained by librarians for the academic community.

MetaSearch Sites

The following sites search multiple search engines at the same time:

Dogpile | Metacrawler | Search.com

More on Search Engines

  • Search Engine Watch — Learn more about search engines and how to use them
  • Search Engine Showdown — Greg R. Notess created and maintains this users’ guide to Web searching, which compares and evaluates Internet search engines from the searcher’s perspective.
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