INTERNET SEARCH ENGINES
by Charles Scamahorn - January 2007
See outside online search engine information at:
Social Science Research
Search Engine Watch. (old)
Specialized Lists Of Search Engines.
- 7 Meta Search 2 ~ "Features the best sites on all search engines in one place." Has helpful rating windows on the sites..
- Alexa 3 ~ large thumbnails, traffic rank, small related searches and a directory stresses media.
- ASK 2 ~ gives pic and definition at the top and good narrow, expand, related helps lists point to preview sites.
- ChaCha 3 ~ gives 33 good clean search sites and has a human guide available.
- Colossus 2 ~ lists search engines by country and it will submit your site to 350 U.S. search engines.
- Don Busca 3 ~ clean presentation with concept clusters and some page thumbnails.
- Draze 3 ~ Compares results with several search engines with a handy Peek-a-Boo into the found sites.
- Evalts ( design ) ~ expands your search by offering search word suggestions beside every word you choose.
- Exalead 2 ~ has thumbnails of sites, alternate search strategies and search by date, location, file type.
- Findelio 3 ~ searches a few popular engines and lists their results on a hard to read grey page.
- Flickr 2 ~ a vast collection of searchable photos from around the world.
- The Free Dictionary 2 ~ shows your search term in a long embeded searched list; day-tips back to June 2005. Refdesk
- GOOGLE 1 ~ the acnowledged best search engine is a good blend of expert and commercial sites.
- Google Sets 2 ~ helps you find new items by expanding from your list of examples.
- Grokker 1 ~ has sophisticated breakdown of results including an outline and an expandable detailed list.
- Jux2 3 ~ is a meta search but it has an interesting feature comparing the search engines results.
- Koders 2 ~ finds examples of specified computer code in web pages.
- Live 1 ~ gives a basic search with a short list of related searches and a giant list of thumbnail images.
- Liveplasma 3 ~ searches for movies and music that is similar to your search imput and graphically seperates them.
- Multi-Search-Engine 2 ~ has 119 search engines which can be searched simultaneously, but you have to know there powers by name.
- My Web Search 3 ~ gives a good listing with a helpfull narrow, expand your search and a related names list.
- Oaister 2 ~ is a union card catalog of digital scholarly sources.
- Pagebull 1 ~ a full page of very large thumbnails of the found sites with the search words highlighted.
- Pandia 2 ~ Search Central helps you learn how to search the internet more effectively. Lists the best engines.
- Panoramas 2 ~ by ATVR shows wonderful 360 degree photographs of lots of places. Check the directory.
- PC Quote 2 ~ has a good live market news page.
- Refdesk 2 ~ Comprehensive index of Internet sites and of recommended search engine tutorial sites.
- Retrevo 2 ~ full searches on consumer electronics and reviews.
- Search Engine Watch 2 ~ is a source for search engine marketing, with tips forums, and bolgs the latest news.
- Search Mash 3 ~ has a hide the details one-line option. Click -More- to see 50 sites at one time.
- Search The Web 2 ~ vary your algorithm for popular head or long tail results. Long list of alternates.
- Search Engine Guide 2 ~ helps understand the problems of search engine submissions, and optimisations.
- Sidekiq 1 ~ is the graphic Pagebull with a side bar of special categories and subcategories.
- Snap 3 ~ is about half way to my old Plumb Pudding.
Read Write Web.
- Soople 2 ~ has 20 specialised search boxes.
- SurfWax 2 ~ metasearch shows a one line list of urls and their sources and saves search and documents. Gives a paragraph of text of all findings.
- Vivisimo 2 ~ has clustered search for wider field of finds with more.
- Webaroo 3 ~ selects compressed pages and saves them to your computer for transfer to your mobile devices.
- Whonu? 2 ~ has a good list of search engines and methods hidden under icons.
- Wikiseek ~ searches place Wikipedia articles at top and outside links below with a disambiguation list.
- World Hot 100 2 ~ sites including search engines list arranged by popularity.
- Yahoo 2 ~ a flashy major site, directory driven blend of expert and commercial sites is presented.
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