Search Engines and Tools

RIT Libraries: Search, Tools & Help

About Search Engines

META
Engines

Search Engines

Specialty Search Engines

Internet Portals & Vortals

WL Subject Guide to Internet Resources

Danny Sullivan's Search Engine Watch
Specialty search engines

MetaCrawler

AltaVista

Alexa Web Search

AlltheWeb

WhoWhere?
Email addresses, US phone #s, businesses & homepages.

Internet Public Library

subject directory & virtual library

BFI Video Clips

Search and download free video clips

cmp net
for technology professionals

Search
RIT's WebServer

Search Engine Guide.Com
Index to thousands of
subject engines

EZ-Find at the River

Excite

FindSounds

Google

Biography
25,000
lives, past
and present.

BBC Archives

Download up to 100 program clips

Creative Commons

Creative sharing and copyrighting network.

DeafWeb Net
Search Deaf resources

WL General Info Links
directories,
zip codes...

Subject Directories

lists and describes various directories and portals

DOGPILE

Hotbot

iwon

Lycos

Ditto.Com
Visual search engine w/ millions of pics.

dmoz
open directory project

collective.net
The website that connects collectors

USA.gov
U.S. Government's Official Web Portal

WL Selected WebResources
alphalist (all subjects)

Noodle Teach
Picking the right search engine

Gimenei

Ask

(formerly AskJeeves.com)

MSN Search
Microsoft

Northern Light

EUROSEEK
'the most explosive site in Europe'

FAQs
Archives

EarthCam
Live webcams,
feeds and streamed
events.

GetCITED
Scholars and Scientist Search Engine

Search
Connect NY

(8 libraries,
8 million+ items, 48hr delivery to you)

Thinking Critically about Web Resources

ixquick

Find phone numbers & addresses worldwide

Pandia
Search
Central

RagingSearch

Snap

InfoSpace
yellow & white pages

Maptech Mapserver

View topo maps or nautical charts on demand.

ClassroomClipArt

iVillage
women's network vortal

Evaluating
Internet
Information

The Best Search Engines (and tips)

Mamma

WeBCenter (AOL)

Yahoo
WebCrawler

KnowledgeHound
Directory of
how to's

Infomine

Scholarly resources directory

ProFusion

Library Spot
vertical information portal

Copyright & Plagarism Resources & Services

 

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Go.com

purportal.com
search sites that combat hoaxes and misinformation

SearcheBooks.com Searches fulltext online books

American Memory

Searchable database of historic materials

ZDNeT
computer technology vortal

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Tile.net
Lists, vendors, newsgroups, ftp sites...

Yahoo Gallery

Search and download cutting-edge software applications

UniXL

Education resource portal

Infoplease

General subject directory

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