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					                        Search Engines / Deep Web Resources
                              Missy Harvey / February 2011



      Use the Advanced Search features of search engines or use Specialty search engines to
       improve your precision.

      Use more than one to help ensure you are covering a larger fraction of the Web than you
       can with only one search engine.


General Search Engines

      Google                       http://www.google.com
      AlltheWeb                    http://www.alltheweb.com
      AltaVista                    http://www.altavista.com
      Ask.com                      http://search.ask.com/
      Bing                         http://www.bing.com/
      Blekko                       http://blekko.com/
      ChaCha                       http://www.chacha.com/
      Evri                         http://www.evri.com/
      Exalead                      http://www.exalead.com/search
      Excite                       http://www.excite.com
      Gigablast                    http://www.gigablast.com/
      Lycos                        http://www.lycos.com
      SurfWax                      http://www.surfwax.com

Specialty Search Engines

      A9 (commercial sites)        http://www.a9.com/
      Google Blogs                 http://blogsearch.google.com/?hl=en&tab=wb
      Google Scholar (scholarly)   http://scholar.google.com/
      Icerocket (blogs + web)      http://www.icerocket.com/
      Scirus (for science)         http://scirus.com

Meta-Search Engines

      Dogpile                      http://www.dogpile.com/
      Ixquick                      http://www.ixquick.com/
      Mamma                        http://www.mamma.com/
      Yippy (formerly Clusty)      http://search.yippy.com/

Directories

      About.com                           http://www.about.com/
      BUBL                                http://bubl.ac.uk/link/
      Digital Librarian                   http://www.digital-librarian.com/
      USA.gov (formerly: FirstGov)        http://www.usa.gov/
      INFOMINE                            http://infomine.ucr.edu/
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      IPL2 (Internet Public Library 2)      http://www.ipl.org/
      Yahoo                                 http://www.yahoo.com/


Deep Web Resources

General Finding Tools

      CompletePlanet
       http://www.completeplanet.com/
      INFOMINE (some Deep Web sources are included)
       http://infomine.ucr.edu
      Internet Archive
       http://www.archive.org/details/texts
      IPL2 (Internet Public Library 2)
       http://www.ipl.org/
      Internet Scout Project
       http://scout.wisc.edu/
       Scout Report Archives at http://scout.wisc.edu/archives/
      PINAKES
       http://www.hw.ac.uk/libWWW/irn/pinakes/pinakes.html


Newspapers and Articles

      FindArticles
       http://www.findarticles.com/
      IngentaConnect
       http://www.ingentaconnect.com/
      NewsLibrary
       http://www.newslibrary.com/nlsite/


Business

      Better Business Bureau Mid-Atlantic
       http://www.easternpa.bbb.org/search.asp
      BizJournals
       http://www.bizjournals.com/search.html
      Foundation Center
       http://foundationcenter.org/
      GuideStar (database of non-profits)
       http://www.guidestar.org
      Salary.com
       http://www.ecomponline.com/
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Education

      Academic Info
       http://www.academicinfo.net/
      ERIC
       http://www.eric.ed.gov/


Government

      Federal Register (changing names in March 2011)
       http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html
      FedStats
       http://www.fedstats.gov/
      Fuel Economy
       http://www.fueleconomy.gov
      GPO Access (government pubs) – (changing names in March 2011)
       http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
      U.S. Census Bureau
       http://www.census.gov/


Humanities

      American Memory Project (Library of Congress)
       http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/browse/

      Intute: Arts and Humanities
       http://www.intute.ac.uk/


Science

      ClinicalTrials.gov (NIH)
       http://clinicaltrials.gov/
      Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
       http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/search/tr/
      Envirofacts Data Warehouse (EPA)
       http://www.epa.gov/enviro/
      ICTVdB Virus Databases (Columbia University)
       http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ICTVdb/
      NASA STI (scientific and technical information)
       http://www.sti.nasa.gov/STI-public-homepage.html
      NTIS (government-funded scientific and technical research)
       http://www.ntis.gov/
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      Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)
       http://www.osti.gov/
      Plants Database
       http://plants.usda.gov
      Redlist of Threatened Species
       http://www.iucnredlist.org/
      Science.gov (explore science information available from government sites)
       http://science.gov
      USPTO (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office)
       http://www.uspto.gov


Other Interesting Tools

      Gary Price’s List of Lists
       http://www.specialissues.com/lol/
      HowStuffWorks
       http://www.howstuffworks.com/index.htm
      IPL2 (Internet Public Library 2)
       http://ipl.org
      Project Gutenberg (full-text literature)
       http://promo.net/pg/index.html
      The Virtual Chase (teaching legal professionals how to do research)
       http://www.virtualchase.com/
      Voice of the Shuttle (humanities and social science information)
       http://vos.ucsb.edu
      WWW Virtual Library
       http://www.vlib.org/

				
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