Internet Search Tools
- 100 Useful Tips and Tools to Research the Deep Web
From the Online College Blog
Search blogs, wikipedia, movies, images with results in columns.
- Anywho: Internet Directory Assistance
Find people, businesses, etc.
- Archives of Dead Web Pages
Uses interlocking puzzle pieces to demonstrate the use of Boolean operators.
- CompletePlanet: the Deep Web Directory
- Creative Commons: for Happier Image Searching
Blog post by Joyce Valenza with suggested creative commons sites to search for copyright-friendly images.
- Dewey Browse
Websites organized according to the Dewey Decimal system.
- Digital Librarian
Includes website thumbnails.
Find free magazine articles.
- Google: More, more, more
- Google Web Search: Classroom Lessons and Resources
Lessons, tips, webinars etc. from Google.
- Infopeople Best Search Tools Chart
Compares different search engines
- ipl2: Information You Can Trust
Sites selected by librarians. In January 2010, the Internet Public Library (IPL) and Librarians' Internet Index (LII) merged and created ipl2.
A plethora of resources: search engines, web directories, map tools, people, search, language tools, research tools.
- Ixquick Metasearch
Search for websites, pictures, news and MP3s. Pulls sites with the top relevance rankings from multiple search engines. Click on the X to remove results about a topic. Click on the checkmark to see more results on the topic.
Displays search results in a visual web format.
Horizontal search clustering.
Music and movies. See a map of similar artists/bands or movies.
Find free magazine articles
- Noodlequest: Search Strategies Wizard
Check boxes on a simple form for help finding the best search engine to use for your project.
- Noodletools: Choose the Best Search Engine
- Search Engine Watch: Tips About Internet Searching
- Topmarks Educational Search Engine
- Using the Free Web to Build Reference Collections
Built by Tina Hovecamp of the Central Oregon Community College Library for an OEMA half-day session in 2005.
- Yahoo News
News broken into different categories. Can search news and blogs.
Last updated: January 12, 2010