Students - Internet Links

This page provides links to various search engines, multi-search engines, subject directories and articles for help on searching. Have a favorite search engine that isn't here? Let us know.

If you are doing research, watch where you go online. Here are some questions to ask: Who authored the webpage? What are the author's or organization's credentials? When was the page last updated? Do the links go places - or are they "dead"? Examples of addresses: .edu (education) .gov (government) .com (commercial) .org (organization)

Search Engines:

Bing | Gigablast | Google | | Yahoo!

Multi-Search Engines:

FindFast | Dogpile | Hot Bot | MetaCrawler | Webcrawler

Subject Directories:

About | Internet Public Library 2 | Infomine (University of California) |
The WWW Virtual Library

Librarian's Choice

Various links to hundreds of websites listed by category

Selected Articles For Help On Searching:

Searching ref the World Wide Web: Strategies, Analyzing Your Topic, Choosing Search Tools Excellent resource prepared by the Teaching Library Internet Workshops, University of California, Berkeley.
Search Engine Showdown This site summarizes, reviews, and compares the search features and database scope of the Internet search engines reviewed.

Internet Use Policy