On this page, you will find many useful links to Search Engines,
and Meta Search Engines. Please open links to search.
Search Engines allow users to search, identify and retrieve specific
information by using key words or a search criteria that is entered such as phrases or Boolean logic.
Subject Directories include human-selected Internet resources and are
arranged and classified in hierarchical topics. Organization of Internet sites is by subject
and is usually maintained by humans instead of software. The searcher looks at sites organized
in a series of categories and menus. In Yahoo and Google, try adding the terms web directories
to your subject keyword term, example: civil war web directories.
Meta-Search Engines transmits your search simultaneously to several individual
search engines and their databases of web pages. Within a few seconds, you get back results
from all the search engines queried. They Utilize information from other Search Engines to
get its listings rather than through its own efforts. Run a single search and it searches
major search engine's databases on the web and gives you the best results.
There are a number of Web portal sites that offer both the search engine and directory
approaches to finding information such as Yahoo, which is the most widely used directory on the web.
NOTE: Ipl is the Internet Public Library. lii is the Librarian's Internet Index (web sites
that you can trust.) vlib is the virtual library. You may need the
www in front of some of the search engines listed.