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Search Engines and
Phone Books

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Highly Recommended
Search Engines
Invisible Web
Specialized Search Engines
Subject Directories
Phone Books, Directories
Meta Search Engines
Government Search Engines
Learn More About Search Engines

 

Back to Top Highly Recommended

Bing
Google

Back to TopSearch Engines

alltheweb
Alta Vista Advanced
Alta Vista - Text-Only Search
AOL Search
Ask.com
Deja-News (Google) (Search Usenet News)
Disinformation
Excite
Find Law
FirstGov - Official website for searching the U.S. Government
FTP Search (Search FTP sites only)
Gigablast
Go.Com
Google (Answers)
Google (Business)
Google (Catalogs)
Google (Directory)
Google (Earth)
Google (Government)
Google (Groups) Search Usenet News
Google (Images)
Google (Keyboard Shortcuts)
Google (Labs)
Google (Language Tool)
Google (Local Search)
Google (Maps)
Google (News Search)
Google (Scholar)
Google (Suggest)
Google (Video)
Google (Web)
Google (Zeitgeist)
Google Help Center
Google IPO
Googling To The Max
GovEngine.com
HotBot
Law Runner
LookSmart - Needs FlashPlayer 9
Lycos
Shareware.Com (Search shareware)
Simpli.com
Start Page (protects your privacy when searching)
Starting Point
Tile.net
Tile.net - Reference to Internet Discussions and Information Lists
Tile.net - Internet & Web Design Companies
Topica - Liszt
Webbrain.com
Web Crawler
Yahoo
Yahoo Advertising
Yahoo Answers

Back to TopInvisible Web

Complete Planet
Easy Searcher 2
Pro Fusion
SurfWax

Back to TopSpecialized Search Engines

Alexa Internet
AmeriCom - Area Decoder
Arabji - Search Engine and Directory
BBCi
Business.com
CataList
Checkdomain.com - Check international domain names
dexknows.com (yellow pages business directory)
Findsounds.com - Search for sounds on the internet
Google (Government)
GuideStar - the donor's guide to the charitable universe
Idealist.org - Action Without Borders
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits - search page
PsychCrawler
Search Adobe PDF Online
Search Engine Colossus
SearchMil (Military Search Engine)
Virtual Acquisition Shelf and News Desk

Back to TopSubject Directories

@Brint.com
About.com
Altavista.com
Britannica.com
DMOZ Open Directory Project
Galaxy MetaList
Google
Google (Directory)
HOT SHEET
Hotbot.com
Librarian's Index to the Internet
Liszt: Searchable Listserves - Topica
LookSmart.com - FlashPlayer 9 req.
Nerd World Internet Subject Index
Open Directory Project
Profusion
Virtual Reference Sites
Web21.com's 100hot Websites
Yahoo (Most Used Subject Directory)

Back to TopPhone Books, Directories

555-1212 
AnyWho (searches all U.S. at once)
BigFoot 
GTE Superpages - InfoSpace
Inter800.com 
International Directories -infobel.be
Internet Address Finder
Numerous People Searching Sites
MN Government Directories
My.Email.Address.Is - Search For E-mail Adresses
Switchboard
Teldir.com - infobel.be
Ultimate White Pages
US West Dex - Now DexKnows
WhoWhere? - Lycos
Yahoo people search 
 

Back to TopMeta Search Engines

Dogpile
HighBeam Research
Ixquick Metasearch
Mamma
Meta Crawler

Multimeta - The Meta Search Engine
MuseSeek
SSI's Net Search
Search.com
Vivisimo Search
ZapMeta

Back to TopGovernment Search Engines

FirstGov (Subject Directory and Search Engine)
Google (Government)
GPO Access Home Page
GPO Access List of Databases (Help)
North Star (Help)
Minnesota Statutes, Session Laws and Rules
SearchMil (Military Search Engine)

Back to TopLearn More About Search Engines

Search Engine Showdown
Search Engine Watch
Research Buzz
SearchIQ
Web Search (About.com)
Boolean Searching on the Internet
Recommended World Wide Web Searching Strategies

 

 

Last Update: November 2, 2010

 
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