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Directories • Filtered Searches

Search Engines

Ask
Real-language search engine lets users ask questions without knowledge of Boolean search techniques.
Dogpile
Searches through several search engines until 10 matches are found. Allows use of boolean and proximity operators.
Google
Uses text-matching techniques to find pages that are both important and relevant.
HotBot
Offers a point-and-click interface, pulldown menus, and the ability to use plain English terminology for constructing searches.
Lycos
Develops and provides online guides to locate and filter information on the Internet.
Search Engine Watch
Engine that relies on web surfing for quality searching results. Searchers vote on sites.
WebCrawler
Compilation of Web sites, indexed by subject and reviewed by editors with specific areas of expertise.
Yahoo!
Portal providing a category-based Web directory.

Search Directories

About.com
Expert guidance from real people searching the Internet for the information, goods, and services that you need to know related to your passion.
Digital Librarian
Maintained by a librarian based in New York, this directory offers organized categories of Web sites.
Internet Public Library
Gathers links to reference materials covering computers, law, science, entertainment and education. Features sections for kids and teenagers.

Filtered Searches

Google (must activate)
Activate the search filter for family friendly searching.
Linkopedia
An internet search engine providing clean, relevant search results.