Web Directories and Search Engines

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Our preferred search engine. For Google tips and tricks, check out the [[http://www.google.com/help/cheatsheet.html|Google Cheat Sheet]]\\\
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Our preferred search engine. For Google tips and tricks, check out the [[Google Cheat Sheet -> http://support.google.com/websearch/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=136861]]\\\
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Searches AltaVista/AllTheWeb, Go, Overture, Ask Jeeves/Teoma, MSN, Wikipedia, EntireWeb, Netscape, WiseNut, Gigablast, Open Directory, Yahoo.
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Searches AltaVista/AllTheWeb, Go, Overture, Ask Jeeves/Teoma, MSN, Wikipedia, EntireWeb, Netscape, WiseNut, Gigablast, Open Directory, Yahoo.
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* Check out the [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/research/index.php?n=Main.InvisibleWeb|Invisible Web]] subject guide to find web pages that are not indexed by a typical search engine.
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* Check out our [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/research/index.php?n=Main.InvisibleWeb|Invisible Web]] subject guide to find web pages that are not indexed by a typical search engine.
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Also check out the [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/research/index.php?n=Main.InvisibleWeb|Invisible Web]] subject guide to find web pages that are not indexed by a typical search engine.
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(:see-also:)
* Check
out the [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/research/index.php?n=Main.InvisibleWeb|Invisible Web]] subject guide to find web pages that are not indexed by a typical search engine.
* See our [[Online Databases -> http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/databases.shtml]] to search for articles, books, citations, and other materials available from the library's subscription databases.
(:see-also-end:)

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'''Search Engine Showdown'''
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[[http://searchengineshowdown.com/]]
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This site reviews and compares search engines, directories, etc.

!!! [[#Directories]]Web Directories

'''Internet Public Library (IPL)'''
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http://www.ipl.org/
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The first public library of and for the Internet community offering great subject links
.

'''Refdesk.com'''
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http://refdesk.com/
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A free and family-friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based resources.

'''Springfield Library: Reference Desk Bookmarks'''
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http://www
.springfieldlibrary.org/liblinks/bookmarks.html
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A fantastic compilation of resources on the Web, organized by librarians at the [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/|Springfield Library]].  Also try their [[http://www
.springfieldlibrary.org/directory.html|directory]].

'''BUBL Information Service'''\\
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!!Search Engine News and Comparisons
*
'''Search Engine Showdown'''\\
[[http://searchengineshowdown.com/]]\\
This site reviews and compares search engines, directories, etc. It is also a good way to keep up to date with changes in popular search engines such as Google.\\\

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'''Search Engine Watch'''\\
http://searchenginewatch.com/\\
News and commentary on the search industry. This site is particularly good for folks with websites who want to make their sites easier to find. "Search Engine Watch provides tips and information about searching the web, analysis of the search engine industry and help to site owners trying to improve their ability to be found in search engines."

!! [[#Directories
]]Web Directories

* '''Internet Public Library (IPL)'''\\
http://www.ipl.org/\\
The first public library of and for the Internet community offering great subject links.\\\

* '''Refdesk.com'''\\
http://refdesk.com/\\
A free and family-friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based resources.\\\

* '''Springfield Library: Reference Desk Bookmarks'''\\
http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/liblinks/bookmarks.html\\
A fantastic compilation of resources on the Web, organized by librarians at the [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/|Springfield Library]].  Also try their [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/directory.html|directory]].\\\

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'''BUBL Information Service'''\\
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Extensive catalog of Internet resources that organizes its subject guides by the Dewey Decimal Classification system.

'''Library Spot'''
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http://www.libraryspot.com/
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A free library directory. Provides lists of libraries, and many sources for virutally any information need such as almanacs, encylopedias, dictionaries and biographies.

'''Digital Librarian'''
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http://www.digital-librarian.com/
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A librarian's choice of the best of the Web

'''MaryLaine's Guide to the Net'''
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http://marylaine.com/
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One Librarian's Guide to the World Wide Web.

!!! [[#Searchengines]]Search Engines

'''AltaVista'''\\
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Extensive catalog of Internet resources that organizes its subject guides by the Dewey Decimal Classification system.\\\

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'''Library Spot'''\\
http://www.libraryspot.com/\\
A free library directory. Provides lists of libraries, and many sources for virutally any information need such as almanacs, encylopedias, dictionaries and biographies.\\\

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'''Digital Librarian'''\\
http://www.digital-librarian.com/\\
A librarian's choice of the best of the Web.\\\

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'''MaryLaine's Guide to the Net'''\\
http://marylaine.com/\\
One Librarian's Guide to the World Wide Web.\\\

!! [[#Searchengines]]Search Engines

* '''AltaVista'''\\
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Offers a wide range of searching commands.j

'''Bing'''\\
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Offers a wide range of searching commands.\\\

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'''Bing'''\\
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Bing is a search engine that finds and organizes the answers you need so you can make faster, more informed decisions.

'''Google'''
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http://www.google.com
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Our preferred search engine. For Google tips and tricks, check out the [[http://www.google.com/help/cheatsheet.html|Google Cheat Sheet]]

'''Duck Duck Go'''\\
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Bing is a search engine that finds and organizes the answers you need so you can make faster, more informed decisions.\\\

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'''Google'''\\
http://www.google.com\\
Our preferred search engine. For Google tips and tricks, check out the [[http://www.google.com/help/cheatsheet.html|Google Cheat Sheet]]\\\

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'''Duck Duck Go'''\\
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An easy to use search engine that goes out of its way to ensure your privacy. Duck Duck Go does not retain any personal information other than settings which you personally set.

'''Yahoo!'''
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http://www.yahoo.com/

'''Gigablast'''
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http://www.gigablast.com
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An excellent choice for searching government sites, blogs, or typing in general questions.

'''SweetSearch'''
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http://www.sweetsearch.com/
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An easy to use search engine that goes out of its way to ensure your privacy. Duck Duck Go does not retain any personal information other than settings which you personally set.\\\

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'''Yahoo!'''\\
http://www.yahoo.com/\\\

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'''Gigablast'''\\
http://www.gigablast.com\\
An excellent choice for searching government sites, blogs, or typing in general questions.\\\

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'''SweetSearch'''\\
http://www.sweetsearch.com/\\
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!!! [[#MetaSearchengines]]MetaSearch Engines

'''
Metasearch Engine Summary'''
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http://www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/pages/bones/lesson2.shtml  \\
USC Beaufort's Library provides a good summary of the pros and cons
of metasearch engines.

'''Ask.com'''
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http://www.ask.com/
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Uses clusters to find results.

'''DogPile'''
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http://www.dogpile.com/
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Search Google, MSN, Yahoo!, and Ask.com all at once
...

'''Hotbot'''
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http://www.hotbot.com/
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Searches Yahoo, lyGo.com, and MSN.

'''IxQuick'''\\
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!! [[#MetaSearchengines]]MetaSearch Engines
Metasearch engines allow you to search multiple search engines at once. For a good summary of the pros and cons of using a metasearch engine see the [[Metasearch Engine Summary -> http://www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/pages/bones/lesson2.shtml]] from USC Beaufort's Library.

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'''Ask.com'''\\
http://www.ask.com/\\
Uses clusters to find results.\\\

* '''DogPile'''\\
http://www.dogpile.com/\\
Search Google, MSN, Yahoo!, and Ask.com all at once...\\\

* '''Hotbot'''\\
http://www.hotbot.com/\\
Searches Yahoo, lyGo.com, and MSN.\\\

*
'''IxQuick'''\\
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(:title Web Directories and Search Engines:)
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'''Vivisimo'''
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!!! [[#MetaSearchengines]]MetaSearch Engines

'''Metasearch Engine Summary'''
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http://search.vivisimo.com/
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http://www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/pages/bones/lesson2.shtml  \\
USC Beaufort's Library provides a good summary of the pros and cons of metasearch engines.

'''Ask.com'''
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A sleek search engine providing the option to search the entire web or specific areas. Sponsored links are at the top in grey. 

!!! [[#MetaSearchengines]]MetaSearch Engines

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http://www.ask.com/
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http://www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/pages/bones/lesson2.shtml  \\
USC Beaufort's Library provides a good summary of the pros and cons of metasearch engines.

'''Ask.com'''
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http://www.ask.com/
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'''Northern Light Search'''
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'''SweetSearch'''
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http://www.northernlight.com/
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http://www.sweetsearch.com/
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Use their business research engine to search over 1400 trade journals and 22,000 business websites.

'''SweetSearch'''
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http://www.sweetsearch.com/
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'''All The Web'''
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'''AltaVista'''\\
http://www.altavista.com/\\
Offers a wide range of searching commands.j

'''Bing'''\\
http://www.bing.com/\\
Bing is a search engine that finds and organizes the answers you need so you can make faster, more informed decisions.

'''Google
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[[http://www.alltheweb.com/]]

'''AltaVista'''
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http://www.google.com
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Our preferred search engine. For Google tips and tricks, check out the [[http://www.google.com/help/cheatsheet.html|Google Cheat Sheet]]

'''Duck Duck Go'''\\
http://duckduckgo.com/\\
An easy to use search engine that goes out of its way to ensure your privacy. Duck Duck Go does not retain any personal information other than settings which you personally set.

'''Yahoo!'''
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Offers a wide range of searching commands.j

'''Bing'''
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http://www.yahoo.com/

'''Gigablast'''
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http://www.bing.com/
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http://www.gigablast.com
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Bing is a search engine that finds and organizes the answers you need so you can make faster, more informed decisions.

'''Google
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An excellent choice for searching government sites, blogs, or typing in general questions.

'''Northern Light Search
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http://www.google.com
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http://www.northernlight.com/
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Our preferred search engine. For Google tips and tricks, check out the [[http://www.google.com/help/cheatsheet.html|Google Cheat Sheet]]

'''Duck Duck Go'''\\
http://duckduckgo.com/\\
An easy to use search engine that goes out of its way to ensure your privacy. Duck Duck Go does not retain any personal information other than settings which you personally set.

'''Yahoo!
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Use their business research engine to search over 1400 trade journals and 22,000 business websites.

'''SweetSearch'''
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http://www.yahoo.com/

'''Gigablast'''
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http://www.sweetsearch.com/
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A search engine for students where all results come from websites selected for their quality and research value. A good alternative search engine when doing research for school.

'''Vivisimo'''
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An excellent choice for searching government sites, blogs, or typing in general questions. 

'''Northern Light Search'''
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http://search.vivisimo.com/
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http://www.northernlight.com/
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A sleek search engine providing the option to search the entire web or specific areas. Sponsored links are at the top in grey. 

!!! [[#MetaSearchengines]]MetaSearch Engines

'''Metasearch Engine Summary'''
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Use their business research engine to search over 1400 trade journals and 22,000 business websites.

'''SweetSearch'''
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http://www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/pages/bones/lesson2.shtml  \\
USC Beaufort's Library provides a good summary of the pros
and cons of metasearch engines.

'''Ask.com'''
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http://www.sweetsearch.com/
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http://www.ask.com/
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A search engine for students where all results come from websites selected for their quality and research value. A good alternative search engine when doing research for school.

'''Vivisimo'''
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Uses clusters to find results.

'''DogPile'''
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http://search.vivisimo.com/
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http://www.dogpile.com/
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A sleek search engine providing the option to search the entire web or specific areas. Sponsored links are at the top in grey. 

!!! [[#MetaSearchengines]]MetaSearch Engines

'''Metasearch Engine Summary'''
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Search Google, MSN, Yahoo!, and Ask.com all at once...

'''Hotbot'''
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USC Beaufort's Library provides a good summary of the pros and cons of metasearch engines.

'''Ask.com'''
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http://www.hotbot.com/
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http://www.ask.com/
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Uses clusters to find results.

'''DogPile'''
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http://www.dogpile.com/
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Search Google, MSN, Yahoo!, and Ask.com all at once...

'''Hotbot'''
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http://www.hotbot.com/
\\
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'''Duck Duck Go'''\\
http://duckduckgo.com/\\
An easy to use search engine that goes out of its way to ensure your privacy. Duck Duck Go does not retain any personal information other than settings which you personally set.

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A fantastic compilation of resources on the Web, organized by librarians at the [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/|Springfield Library]].  Also try [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/ref/reference.html|24/7 Reference]], or their [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/directory.html|directory]].
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A fantastic compilation of resources on the Web, organized by librarians at the [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/|Springfield Library]].  Also try their [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/directory.html|directory]].
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Searches MSN, Ask.com, and Google.
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Searches Yahoo, lyGo.com, and MSN.
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'''Librarian's Internet Index (LII)'''
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'''Refdesk.com'''
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http://refdesk.com/
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Search tens of thousands of entries, which are maintained by librarians, and organized into 14 main topics and nearly 300 related topics.

'''Refdesk.com'''
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http://refdesk.com/
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'''SweetSearch'''
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A search engine for students where all results come from websites selected for their quality and research value. A good alternative search engine when doing research for school.

'''Vivisimo'''
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http://search.vivisimo.com/
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Offers a wide range of searching commands.

'''Google'''
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Offers a wide range of searching commands.j

'''Bing'''
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http://www.bing.com/
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Bing is a search engine that finds and organizes the answers you need so you can make faster, more informed decisions.

'''Google'''
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http://www.google.com
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'''IxQuick'''\\
http://us.ixquick.com/eng/\\
Searches AltaVista/AllTheWeb, Go, Overture, Ask Jeeves/Teoma, MSN, Wikipedia, EntireWeb, Netscape, WiseNut, Gigablast, Open Directory, Yahoo.
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!!! [[#Directories|Directories]] | [[#Searchengines|Search Engines]] | [[#MetaSearchengines|MetaSearch Engines]]
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!!! [[#Directories|Web Directories]] | [[#Searchengines|Search Engines]] | [[#MetaSearchengines|MetaSearch Engines]]
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'''BUBL Information Service'''\\
http://bubl.ac.uk/\\
Extensive catalog of Internet resources that organizes its subject guides by the Dewey Decimal Classification system.

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Also check out the [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/research/index.php?n=Main.InvisibleWeb|Invisible Web]] subject guide to find web pages that are not indexed by a typical search engine.
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'''Metasearch Engine Summary'''
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'''Vivisimo'''
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USC Beaufort's Library provides a good summary of the pros and cons of metasearch engines.

'''Ask.com'''
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http://search.vivisimo.com/
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A sleek search engine providing the option to search the entire web or specific areas. Sponsored links are at the top in grey. 

!!! [[#MetaSearchengines]]MetaSearch Engines

'''Metasearch Engine Summary'''
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http://www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/pages/bones/lesson2.shtml  \\
USC Beaufort's Library provides a good summary of the pros and cons of metasearch engines.

'''Ask.com'''
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http://www.ask.com/
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'''MaryLaine's Guide to the Net'''
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'''Digital Librarian'''
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A librarian's choice of the best of the Web

'''MaryLaine's Guide to the Net'''
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http://marylaine.com/
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!!! [[#Searchengines]]Search Engines

'''All The Web
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'''MaryLaine's Guide to the Net'''
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[[http://www.alltheweb.com/]]

'''AltaVista'''
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http://marylaine.com/
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One Librarian's Guide to the World Wide Web.

!!! [[#Searchengines]]Search Engines

'''All The Web'''
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[[http://www.alltheweb.com/]]

'''AltaVista'''
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http://www.altavista.com/
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A fantastic compilation of resources on the Web, organized by librarians at the [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/|Springfield Library]].  Also try [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/ref/reference.html|24/7 Reference]].
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A fantastic compilation of resources on the Web, organized by librarians at the [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/|Springfield Library]].  Also try [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/ref/reference.html|24/7 Reference]], or their [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/directory.html|directory]].
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!!! [[#Directories|Directories]] | [[#Searchtools|Search Tools]] | [[#MetaSearchengines|MetaSearch Engines]]

!!! [[#Directories]]Directories

'''Internet Public Library (IPL)
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!!! [[#Directories|Directories]] | [[#Searchengines|Search Engines]] | [[#MetaSearchengines|MetaSearch Engines]]

'''Search Engine Showdown'''
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[[http://searchengineshowdown.com/]]
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This site reviews and compares search engines, directories, etc.

!!! [[#Directories]]Directories

'''Internet Public Library (IPL)'''
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http://www.ipl.org/
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!!! [[#MetaSearchengines]]MetaSearch Engines

'''Metasearch Engine Summary'''
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USC Beaufort's Library provides a good summary of the pros and cons of metasearch engines.

'''Ask.com'''
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A librarian built virtual library of scholarly internet resources. 

!!! [[#MetaSearchengines]]MetaSearch Engines

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http://www.ask.com/
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http://www.ask.com/
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'''AltaVista'''
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http://infomine.ucr.edu/
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A librarian built virtual library of scholarly internet resources. 

!!! [[#MetaSearchengines]]MetaSearch Engines

'''Metasearch Engine Summary'''
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'''Library Spot'''
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A free library directory. Provides lists of libraries, and many sources for virutally any information need such as almanacs, encylopedias, dictionaries and biographies.

!!! [[#Searchengines]]Search Engines

'''AltaVista'''
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!!! [[#MetaSearchengines]]MetaSearch Engines

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'''Northern Light Search'''
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USC Beaufort's Library provides a good summary of the pros and cons of metasearch engines.

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http://www.northernlight.com/
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Use their business research engine to search over 1400 trade journals and 22,000 business websites.

!!! [[#MetaSearchengines]]MetaSearch Engines

'''Metasearch Engine Summary'''
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'''Ask.com'''
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http://www.ask.com/
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!!! [[#Directories|Directories]] | [[#SearchTools|Search Tools]] | [[MetaSearchTools|MetaSearch Tools]]

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[[http://www
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[[http://www.dogpile.com/|DogPile]]: Search Google, MSN, Yahoo!, and Ask.com all at once...

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[[http://www.ipl.org/|Internet Public Library (IPL)]]: The first public library of and for the Internet community offering great subject links.

[[http://www.lii.org/|Librarian's Internet Index (LII)]]: Search tens of thousands of entries, which are maintained by librarians, and organized into 14 main topics and nearly 300 related topics.

[[http://refdesk.com/|Refdesk.com]]: A free and family-friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based resources.

[[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/RRSS/bookmarks.html|Springfield Library: Reference Desk Bookmarks]]: A fantastic compilation of resources on the Web, organized by librarians at the [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/|Springfield Library]].  Also try [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/ref/reference.html|24/7 Reference]].
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[[http://www.google.com|Google]]: Our preferred search engine. For Google tips and tricks, check out the [[http://www.google.com/help/cheatsheet.html|Google Cheat Sheet]]
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[[http://www.betterworldlinks.org/|Better World Links]]:Over 30,000 well organized links in English on the global topics, such as Peace, Human Rights, Non-Violence, and more.


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[[http://www.altavista.com/|AltaVista]]:

[[http://www.ask.com/|Ask.com]]: No longer using the Butler, Jeeves, [[http://about.ask.com/en/docs/about/index.shtml|Ask.com has redesigned its search engine]] for more fine tuned search results.  Try it!

[[http://www.google.com|Google]]: Also try: [[http://maps.google.com/|Google Maps]]; [http://images.google.com|Google Image Search]], [[http://earth.google.com/|Google Earth]] (requires download).  For Google tips and tricks, check out the [[http://www.google.com/help/cheatsheet.html|Google Cheat Sheet]]

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[[http://www.yahoo.com/|**Yahoo!**
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[[http://www.altavista.com/|AltaVista]]: Offers a wide range of searching commands.
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[[http://www
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!!! Directories
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[[http://www.betterworldlinks.org/|Better World Links]]:Over 30,000 well organized links in English on the global topics, such as Peace, Human Rights, Non-Violence, and more.



[[http://www.ipl.org/|Internet Public Library (IPL)]]: The first public library of and for the Internet community offering great subject links.

[[http://www.lii.org/|Librarian's Internet Index (LII)]]: Search tens of thousands of entries, which are maintained by librarians, and organized into 14 main topics and nearly 300 related topics.

[[http://refdesk.com/|Refdesk.com]]: A free and family-friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based resources.

[[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/RRSS/bookmarks.html|Springfield Library: Reference Desk Bookmarks]]: A fantastic compilation of resources on the Web, organized by librarians at the [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/|Springfield Library]].  Also try [[http://www.springfieldlibrary.org/ref/reference.html|24/7 Reference]].

!!! Search Engines
[[http://www.altavista.com/|AltaVista]]:

[[http://www.ask.com/|Ask.com]]: No longer using the Butler, Jeeves, [[http://about.ask.com/en/docs/about/index.shtml|Ask.com has redesigned its search engine]] for more fine tuned search results.  Try it!

[[http://www.google.com|Google]]: Also try: [[http://maps.google.com/|Google Maps]]; [http://images.google.com|Google Image Search]], [[http://earth.google.com/|Google Earth]] (requires download).  For Google tips and tricks, check out the [[http://www.google.com/help/cheatsheet.html|Google Cheat Sheet]]

[[Hotbot]]

[[http://www.yahoo.com/|**Yahoo!**]]

!!! MetaSearch Engines
[[http://www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/pages/bones/lesson2.shtml|click here]] to read a good summary of the pros and cons of metasearch engines.''

[[http://www.dogpile.com/|**DogPile**]]: Search Google, MSN, Yahoo!, and Ask all at once...
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