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Internet Search Engines

Databases Available to Nebraskans

Websites Selected by Librarians
  • meta search engine comprising 37 search engines
  • All the Web All the Time
  • AltaVista an Internet search engine
  • Archives of Usenet Newsgroups Postings
  • Ask natural language search engine
  • Dogpile friendly, multi-engine search tool
  • dogpile
  • Electric Library
  • Excite an Internet search engine
  • Forum One a search engine of web based forums
  • Google a large-scale search engine which makes heavy use of the structure present in hypertext, Google is designed to crawl and index the Web efficiently and produce much more satisfying search results than other systems
  • Google (Unclesam) exclusive searching for Federal level information
  • Google Help: Cheat Sheet
  • HotBot search engine that searches the Web and Usenet in one step
  • LincOn nearly 3,000 links and search utilities to make your time on the web more productive
  • - The Mother of All Search Engines a privately held, Montreal based Corporation that has been providing a premiere Internet Meta Search Engine Service since 1996 - a smart meta search engine that translates your query into the query language of the search engines it uses and eliminates duplicate hits
  • Netscape's Net Search
  • Northern Light Search Search over 100 Million Web pages and the Special Collection+ of more than 5,000 full text sources
  • Oingo Meaning Based Search
  • Open Directory the Open Directory Project's goal is to produce the most comprehensive directory of the web, by relying on a vast army of volunteer editors
  • Pandia Search Central offers helpful tutorials on searching, search engine directories and search tips, a metasearch engine, a special people search, and an online Radio Search Directory
  • Scirus scientific search engine from Elsevier
  • Search Engine Colossus international search engine directory
  • Search Engine evaluates search engines
  • Search Logic Primer by Randy D. Ralph, MLIS, Ph.D.
  • Search Thingy Top Ten Search Engines
  • Vivisimo Search a meta search engine that lets you choose among several search engines (Yahoo!, AltaVista, Lycos, Open Directory) or choose to search all, and then presents the results clustered into categories with folders