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USEFUL SEARCH ENGINES

Select any of the following search engines for use in your research.

Try to become familiar with at least one, and look to see if it has any extra features you can use

- such as an advanced search. Try those in bright green for something new.

Yippy (formerly Clusty)
Cuil Google Scholar World Search  

 

Guides to Using Search Engines

(see also links on Using the Internet)

Choose the best search for your information need
http://www.noodletools.com/debbie/literacies/information/5locate/adviceengine.html
For those with a specific need, this is a discussion of the search engines to use, with suggestions of which to choose for which type of task.


Search Tools Chart
http://www.infopeople.org/search/chart.html
Explains/outlines the abilities of selected search engines, meta-search engines and subject directories.


The Spider's Apprentice

http://www.monash.com/spidap.html
A helpful guide to web search engines with tips on using search engines like AltaVista, Excite, Google, Lycos, HotBot, and Yahoo. The Spider's Apprentice, Spidap, is not another search engine. It doesn't crawl the Web looking for new URLs. It can't find stuff for you...but it can help you find it yourself - helping you search the Web more efficiently.


Using Search Engines and Boolean Searching
http://home.sprintmail.com/~debflanagan/engines.html
A tutorial that will guide you through some techniques to get the best out of your Internet searches.

Updated on: June 13, 2011