Internet Search Engines
Should you use the Internet for scholarly research? Why/Whynot (.wmv)
scholarly sources, think about adding site:.gov or site:.edu to your search.
is a metasearch engine:
it queries several top search engines and groups similar results together
into “clouds.” Clouds
help you see your search results by topic so you can zero in on exactly
what you are looking for or discover unexpected relationships between items.
iSeek is a targeted
search engine for students, teachers, administrators, and caregivers.
iSeek uses safe search technologies
and editor-reviewed content while searching thousands of trusted
resources from universities, government, and established noncommercial
providers. Results are sorted into efficient groups.
Information on the Net an alphabetical list of topics, chosen by librarians!
Environment Directory is the largest exclusively environmental
organization directory on the Web and includes sites from over 100 countries
Internet resource collections.
Internet Public Library University of Michigan School of Information
Librarians' Index to the Internet by the University of California at Berkeley.
Scout Report Archives critical annotations of carefully selected Internet sites
WorldCat (use advanced search to limit to Internet source and NOT netlibrary)
Engine Math shows how to use +,-,"" to
quickly improve your searches.
Do you want a library
or the Internet?
Do you want a search
engine or a database?
Are you evaluating
Want to learn more about search
Our subject guide, Searching
the Internet, provides information for beginners on how to
search, what to search, and how to evaluate what you find.
Searchenginewatch.com with a listing of specialty
search engines is a one stop shop for search engine reviews, news, changes, statistics, etc.
users' guide to Web searching, compares and evaluates Internet search engines from the searcher's perspective.