Web Search Engines
Individual search companies that access web-pages for results.
- AltaVista - Pioneer in multimedia, language, audio and video search capabilties.
- Ask.com - Understands questions as well as search terms.
- Excite - Similar search options and layout to HORNetCat.
- Google - Popular search engine with relevant results.
- Scirus - Science-specific search engine.
- Yahoo! - Pioneer and popular search engine.
Searches several search engines at once.
- Clusty.com - Lists results as well as provide “clusters” of categories related to search item.
- Dogpile - Best results from variety of search engines.
- Ixquick - Ranks relevant findings with options to expand or delete individual results.
- Vivisimo - Organizes sites, says which engine retrieved and lists results into categories.
- WebCrawler - Easy to use crawler brings and lists best results from variety of search engines.
Lists of websites per specific subject.
- About.com - Access to over 500 guides leading to practical content related to any search query.
- Academic Info - Subject directory related to education resources and programs.
- D M O Z - Also called the Open Directory Project; claims to be definitive catalog of the Web.
- Librarians’ Internet Index - Websites organized into 14 main topics by librarians.