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Top Search Engines, Directories, Libraries, MetaSearch pages (*recommended)
This page is not merely a list of links; it is a selective collection of top Net search resources.
(The original version of this page is searchlinks.)  For more categories, go to searchpages
or index.  For reviews of top search engines, libraries, and directories, go to searchtools.
For guides to search engine and directory syntax, go to searchguide or searchhelper.

search engines    multi-search engines    specialized search engines
directories   top site directories    libraries    metasearch pages
 
 
 

Search Engines     *most recommended
*Infoseek Ultraseek  http://www.infoseek.com/Home?pg=ultra_home.html
       Infoseek Ultrasmart  http://www.infoseek.com/
*Northern Light     http://www.nlsearch.com/
*AltaVista (advanced)  http://altavista.digital.com/cgi-bin/query?pg=aq&what=web

Excite Search      http://www.excite.com
HotBot               http://www.hotbot.com/
AOL NetFind      http://www.aol.com/netfind/home.html
Webcrawler       http://www.webcrawler.com
Lycos     http://www.lycos.com
 

Multi-Search Engines
*Savvy Search Multi-Search  http://www.savvysearch.com
*Metacrawler Multisearch     http://www.metacrawler.com

DogPile          http://www.dogpile.com
Profusion MetaSearch       http://www.designlab.ukans.edu/profusion/
Inference Find   http://www.infind.com/
Highway 61 Multisearch        http://www.highway61.com
Metafind                http://www.metafind.com
Debriefing     http://www.debriefing.com/

Beaucoup 600 Search Engines    http://www.beaucoup.com/engines.html
Mamma Mother of All Search Engines   http://www.mamma.com/
WebSearch MetaSearch   http://www.web-search.com:80/
CNETs Search.com Multi-Search Page     http://www.search.com
Webreference Search Engine page     http://www.webreference.com/search.html
 

Specialized Search Engines
EDirectory search engines from around the world  http://www.edirectory.com/
Muscat EuroFerret European Site Search   http://www.euroferret.com/
International Regional Search Engines   http://searchenginewatch.com/regional/
Internet Sleuth: 2000 Databases   http://www.isleuth.com/
Asia Net's 750& Select Search Engines  http://www.asianet.net/search.html
Search Tools and Directories   http://gwis2.circ.gwu.edu/~gprice/direct.htm
Mediafinder    http://www.mediafinder.com/custom.cfm

Internic's Whois Domain Information   http://rs.internic.net
Domain Name Search   http://www.ibc.wustl.edu/ibc/domain_form.html
Search Net Happenings  http://scout.cs.wisc.edu/scout/net-hap/archive/index.html
Inquiry Com Information Technology search  http://www.inquiry.com/
Ask Eric Educational Search    http://ericir.syr.edu/Eric/
Study Web Research Site    http://www.studyweb.com/

Library of Congress Search    http://lcweb.loc.gov/harvest/
FindLaw Legal Search    http://www.findlaw.com/index.html
InfoMine Government info search   http://lib-www.ucr.edu/search/ucr_govsearch.html
HealthGate Free Medline   http://www.healthgate.com/HealthGate/MEDLINE/search.shtml
Medical Matrix Medline Search  http://www.medmatrix.org/info/medlinetable.asp
 

(Categories below are represented more fully on our Searchpages)
Four11 People  http:/www.four11.com       Forum One  Forums  http://www.forumone.com
DejaNews Newsgroups http://www.dejanews.com    Liszt Mailing Lists http://www.liszt.com
Companies http://www.companiesonline.com/   Edgar http://www.sec.gov/edaux/searches.htm

Also see Tracy Marks psychology research bookmarks, with dozens of research links:
http://www.webwinds.com/classes/bkpsyres.htm
 


Directories
*Yahoo (directory)         http://www.yahoo.com
     Yahoo Search Options    http://search.yahoo.com/bin/search/options
*Magellan  (directory)    http://www.mckinley.com

Galaxy Professional Directory       http://www.einet.net/
    Galaxy Adv. Search      http://www.einet.net/cgi-bin/wais-text-multi
Lycos A2Z Internet Directory       http://a2z.lycos.com/
Infoseek Directory                     http://www.infoseek.com/
Nerd World Subject Index          http://www.nerdworld.com
Jump City  (+ newsgroups)  http://www.jumpcity.com/list-page.html

Your Personal Net       http://www.ypn.com
Starting Point      http://www.stpt.com/
Suite 101  http://www.suite101.com/
StudyWeb  http://www.studyweb.com/
Search Beat  http://www.search-beat.com/

Brint: A Business Researchers Interest   http://www.brint.com/interest.html
The Mining Company Subject Site Guides   http://miningco.com/
Martindale's Reference Center   http://www-sci.lib.uci.edu/~martindale/Ref.html
Directory Guide (for site submissions)  http://www.directoryguide.com/
 

Top Site and Award Directories
These are highly selective directories of best sites, and award-winning sites.
*Lycos Pointcom Top 5%    http://point.lycos.com/categories/
*Netguide Live     http://www.netguide.com
      Netguide Best of the Web  http://www.netguide.com/Browse

Librarian's Guide: Best Info on the Net  http://www.sau.edu/CWIS/Internet/Wild/index.htm
Web Scout Best Links     http://www.webscout.com
Looksmart Directory       http://www.looksmart.com
Zensearch Select Directory   http://www.zensearch.com/
Brittannica Internet Guide   http://www.ebig.com
RoadKill Cafe's 175 Great Sites  http://www.calweb.com/~roadkill/great.html

Cnet's Best of the Web
           http://www.cnet.com/Content/Reviews/Website/Pages/WS.categories.html
NBN News Editor Choice Awards http://nbnews.com/
Computer Currents Interactive Links of the Week (currently not responding)
           http://www.currents.net/magazine/reviews/webrevws.html
Digital Librarian Best of the Web  http://www.servtech.com/public/mvail/home.html
 

TOP 100 and Top 1000 Web Site Lists
Web21 100 Hot Web Sites   http://www.web21.com/
The Web 100  http://www.web100.com/listings/all.html
WebCounter Top 100    http://www.digits.com/top/both_100.html
WebSide Story Top 1000   http://www.hitbox.com/wc/world2.html
 

Windweaver's favorite Computer/Internet sites:
Ziff-Davis'  ZDNET    http://www.zdnet.com
CNET   http:/www.cnet.com
 



MetaSearch Pages *most recommended
These are all-in-one search resources, some with hundreds of links. Great for home pages!
*Windweaver  Search Links  (this page)   http://www.windweaver.com/searchlinks.htm
*Windweaver  Search Pages    http://www.windweaver.com/searchpage.htm
*Windweaver  Search Helper   http://www.searchhelper.htm

*Metaplus    http://www.metaplus.com
*Hotsheet    http://www.hotsheet.com/
*Findspot    (with search help)   http://www.findspot.com/
*My Virtual Reference Desk Encyclopedia http://www.refdesk.com/myency.html

All in One Search Page   http://www.albany.net/allinone/
Eureka    http://www.best.com/~mentorms/eureka.htm
Internet Sleuth Database Search    http://www.isleuth.com/

Chucky's Subject Guides  http://www.geocities.com/CollegePark/4785/search02.html
InfoJunkies Anonymous    http://www.globaldialog.com/~morse/ija/index.htm

Best Search Engines    http://www.wp.com/resch/search.htm
Edison Search Engines and Search Sites  http://www.edison.com/
Tribune Online SuperSearch    http://www.serv.net/~net_usa/toss/
Needle in a Cyberstack InfoFinder   http://home.revealed.net/~albee/index.html
The Big Search (with biorhythms)   http://207.137.171.243/bigsearch/index.html
Search the Internet    http://www.wfu.edu/Library/referenc/search.htm
 

Libraries
*World Wide Web Virtual Library  http://vlib.stanford.edu/Overview.html
      *WWW Virtual Library  Subject Tree     http://vlib.stanford.edu/Overview2.html
*Argus Clearinghouse   http://www.clearinghouse.net
      *Clearinghouse Search Form   http://www.clearinghouse.net/searchbrowse.html
*Infomine (University of California)      http://lib-www.ucr.edu/

University of California (Berkeley) Libraries
          *Librarian's Guide to the Internet  http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/InternetIndex/
          UCB Online Library Search     http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/
Internet Public Library     http://www.ipl.org     http://www.ipl.org/ref/
University of Albany Reference   http://www.albany.edu/library/virtual/reference.html

U.S. Library of Congress         http://www.loc.gov/
Library Catalogues on the Web  http://library.usask.ca/hywebcat/
Library Spot: Links to Online Libraries   http://www.libraryspot.com/
University of Waterloo Electronic Library (Canada) http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/
            (Index by Discipline)       http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/discipline/discip.html
Consortium of University Research Libraries (Leeds University, Great Britain)
           http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/gateway/   AND   http://www.curl.ac.uk/
 
 

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