Search Engines

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Search Engines

  1. ABC (ALL) Search Engines
  2. Fact Bites  Encyclopedia
  3. Zanran      Data n Statistics
  4. CC       Creative Commons
  5. iSeek     Educational
  6.  Sweet Search    Research
  7.  Wolfram Alpha  Knowledge
  8. List of  Search Engines   
  9.  Infomine    Scholarly
  10.  Virtual LRC     Best Info.
  11. Google Scholar
  12. Scout   Entertainment
  13. Milo    Find Products Locally
  14. Buzzsumo  Popular content
  15. Duck Duck Go  Privacy
  16. Google Suggest

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Best Search Engines

                      Educational Search Engine


 Census Reporter     Populations and dollar figures are broken down by category: Demographics, Economics, Families, Housing and Social.  Our library of charts gives you insight into data from the places you research. Look for them on profile pages.  Pre-computed statistics are presented alongside each data point, so you can see how each place fits into a larger context.  Census data is massive, and sometimes it’s hard to find the table you’re looking for. Search by table and column keywords.  From any comparison, save the data you’re viewing in CSV, Excel or a variety of geographic data formats.


iSeek    iSEEK Education is a targeted search engine for students, teachers, administrators, and caregivers.

  • • Safe - Put your mind at ease with safe search technologies and editor-reviewed content
  • • Authoritative - Search hundreds of thousands of trusted resources from universities, government, and established noncommercial providers
  • • Intelligent - Instantly identify lesson plans, activities, school subjects, grade levels, and more with iView navigation
  • • Time-saving 

 Sweet Search      

  •      Teaching Web Research Skills teaches Web research skills to          educators and students
  •       SweetSearch4Me is our search engine for emerging learners.
  •       SweetSearch2Day is where students Learn Something New Every                               Day.
  •      SweetSearch Biographies for profiles of 1,000+ significant people.
  •      SweetSearch Social Studies for our best social studies content.

Similar Sites  Paste in "URL"  This site helps you find similar, related, or alternative websites. We do this better than any other websites. Our goal is to present users with exact results they are looking for.



Special Search Engines

  1. Comparison Search
  2.    Type in 2 words and compare the pros and cons of your subject
  3. DMOZ     Largest, most comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web
  4. Google Scholar    Simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.
  5. Journal Search   A curated academic search-engine, indexing
  6. 4,454 free ejournals in the arts & humanities
  7. FactMonster   find facts  It combines the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas, and several almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records.
  8. InfoPlease    find facts - Very comprehensive
  9. Claz    Classified Adds Search
  10. Answers   Share Your Knowledge with the World's Largest Q&A Destination
  11. Start  question/answer   The world's first Web-based question answering system
  12. Spezify  Find  a picture of your search request.  Refresh the page and get new results.
  13. Wikipedia
  14. Scout  Find things to do in our area.  Music events, festivals, historic places, etc. 
  15. Sweet Search  Research Skill for educators, students, emerging learners, and more
  16. Wolframalpha   Wolfram|Alpha's long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone
  17. Carrot2 Carrot2 organizes your search results into topics. With an instant overview of what's available, you will quickly find what you're looking for
  18. Plagiarism   Track usage by pasting or typing your original text here, up to 25,000 characters
  19. Fagan QuoteOn this one site you can search large databases for the exact quote you are looking for
  20. Timelines   world history more easily accessible through interactive narratives and timelines
  21. HowStuffWorks  comprehensive articles, our helpful graphics and informative videos walk you through every topic clearly, simply and objectively.
  22. Government  Search Engine
  23. Number Quotes   Ever need a good quote to add scale to a number?Know, you're giving a presentation on sales and you want to give a number some scale."Last year our industry changed by 50 billion dollars -- that's the GDP of Serbia."Only finding those quotes used to be a pain, but with NumberQuotes you can find the quote you need fast and easy. is a great tool for writing speeches, articles, public relations, and presentations.  
  24. Mind Map Search  Search for mind maps already created.
  25. Life Science calculators:   The site has calculators for life science in the following areas calculate the windchill, calculator for making up solutions, calculate residue conservation on proteins structures, calculator for suspension of dry single-stranded oligonucleotides calculate contact between all atoms in your  PDB file, MW calculator and more… Cosleep
  26. Search-22  Search-22 is a very special directory of search engines. There are thousands of great search engines online that you may have never heard of. Search-22 provides direct access to some of these search destinations, making it easy for you to write your query one time and get the results from different resources by clicking the different search buttons. Search-22 is aimed to help you become an expert in Web searching in no time by providing you with links to some of the best search tools available online.
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  28. Search Engines are my favorite links on the web.  Here you will find the best, and most interesting finds on the Internet.  There are regular search engines, such as Google and Bing, and Exalead, as well as, special search engines like IceRocket for Blogs and the deep web, multi color picture searches for Power Points, college, and school searches, and many more. Some of the best, and not very well known are eyePlorer and Zakta, just to mention a few.
  29. Abbreviations   Abbreviations is the world's largest and most comprehensive directory and search engine for acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms on the Internet. holds hundreds of thousands of entries organized by a large variety of categories from computing and the Web to governmental, medicine and business and it is expanding daily.
  30. ArtCyclopedia   Art Encycclopedia  We receive requests for inclusion every day. However we are only slowly adding new artists, mainly because we draw information from so many sources that it takes several hours to add each artist. You are welcome to suggest yourself or another artist for inclusion, but in most cases it is not possible.
  31. Technology Pod cast  Blog Educational Technology
  32. Multicolor Search Lab Color We extracted the colors from 10 million Creative Commons images on Flickr. Search this collection by color. Addictive and very likely the best color search engine in the world*!
  33. Brain Track College Locator
  34. U.S. College Search   College Locator
  35. Conferences  Conference  showcasing over 100,000 conferences, conventions, trade shows, exhibits, expos and seminars.
  36. Complete Planet Planet   Search Deep Deep Web  They are a complete source for search engines and databases. They let you explore the quantity and quality of tens of thousands of searchable databases that other search engines cannot even find. The results from a CompletePlanet search take you to the front door of 70,000+ such sites. You gain added value from these sites and databases when you search them simultaneously for desired content with a directed query.
  37. PodBean A Podcast Search Engine
  38. Zip Code    Demographic Info is a map-based real estate search engine, listing homes for sale, apartments, condos, and rental houses.
  39. Ice Rocket (Blogs, Web etc.)
  40. Search Something  keyboard  The mission of hakia is to innovate, develop, and deploy semantic search solutions to meet the increasing demand for elevated user expectations, business efficiency, and lowest cost.       
  41. Hakia   Search, Blog, News, Blog, Video
  42.   Natural Language  Share Your Knowledge with the World's Largest Q&A Destination
  43. Lexxe - Natural Language Search
  44. Quintura   Cluster  The Quintura cloud or visual map shows the context of your query, those words and word combinations that are most closely connected with your search query. Visualization of your query context is just a tiny portion of the value of mapping, its major purpose being management of search queries.  Quintura cloud management and advanced ranking algorithms ensure faster and easier results at fewer mouse clicks.
  45. Exalead   Like Google Top Search Engines  At EXALEAD, our goal is SIMPLE: Deliver the right information, at the right time, and in the most intuitive way possible. EXALEAD OneCall is designed for busy contact center agents and managers who operate directly on the “frontlines” interface between a company and its customers. More
  46. Factbites   Encyclopedia We have seen many fantastic projects come and go under the weight of traffic spikes, large datasets and the need to stay fresh. We want to provide serious hosting resources to make these projects feasible.  You can see at a glance where most of the activity in the Renaissance happened, namely Europe and primarily in Italy. Where are the world's tornados? Or volcanos? Heat waves? Nuclear power plants?
  47. Zakta   Excellent Academic Search  Question and Answer
  48. Answers  Ask any question.  Asking questions is one of the most basic human activities. People want to know why. And how. And how to. And when and where. Often, they are looking for the answers that help them get through their day. And make their day better
  49. Ask  Every day, millions of people come to us with questions - personal and professional, easy and difficult, silly and serious. At, our mission is to answer these questions with the best information from the web and from real people - all in one place. Read more about Community »
  50. Start  START, the world's first Web-based question answering system, has been on-line and continuously operating since December, 1993. It has been developed by Boris Katz and his associates of the InfoLab Group at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Unlike information retrieval systems (e.g., search engines), START aims to supply users with "just the right information," instead of merely providing a list of hits. Currently, the system can answer millions of English questions about places (e.g., cities, countries, lakes, coordinates, weather, maps, demographics, political and economic systems), movies (e.g., titles, actors, directors), people (e.g., birth dates, biographies), dictionary definitions, and much, much more. Below is a list of some of the things START knows about, with example questions. You can type your question above or select from the following examples.                        
  51. National Victim Notification  VINELink is the online version of VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday), the National Victim Notification Network. This service allows crime victims to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day. Some states have the ability to display this website in Spanish. Please click on the state where you wish to search. If this option is available, you will see an "English | Español" toggle in the upper right hand corner. Victims and other concerned citizens can also register to be notified by phone, email, text message (SMS) or TTY device when an offender's custody status changes. Users can also register through their participating state or county toll-free number.
  52. Tutorial Search is powered by SmartName to bring you targeted search terms designed specifically to enhance the users overall online search experience. displays the top advertisers for and more. We've taken the confusion out of searching online, allowing you to find what you want in a timely manner.We understand everyone searches with different criteria in mind. That's why we've designed to be navigated on your terms. brings you the most comprehensive group of advertisers in an easily navigated format, giving users a vast range of choices in as few clicks as possible.
  53. AlternativeTo   Programs and Software We have one mission: helping you find the right software for your computer, mobile phone or tablet. Our main focus is to give you alternatives to software you already know and want to replace.    
  54. Timeline Index   You can search and browse the Timeline Index in many ways:
  55. • Find your subjects by inserting keywords
  56. • Insert dates to find items from a specific year or period
  57. • Or combine keywords by using a [ + ], try for instance: 1400 + composers + italy
  58. Pet Friendly Hotels      
  59. TasteKid I provide recommendations and help you discover new music, movies, shows, books, authors or games, based on what you like. Some call me a recommendation system or a discovery engine, but I prefer to simply be called TasteKid. Explore your taste!
  60. SlideFinder  SlideFinder is a search engine much like Google and Bing for example. It is specialized towards Microsoft PowerPoint presentations and only indexes presentation. SlideFinder is the best way to find inspiration to your new slides. Nowhere else will you find a tool that helps you search for slides with the same ease as SlideFinder.
  61. TinEye  TinEye is a reverse image search engine. It finds out where an image came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or if there is a higher resolution version.
  62. Podcast Ready      Podcast Ready was founded in Houston, Texas, by Russell Holliman, an early member of the podcasting community, and Christian Rotzoll and Hagen Toennies, students at Bauhaus-University Weimar in Germany.The Company is now being managed by IDEAGIN, LLC of San Antonio. Ideagin is an interaction company that designs and develop web platforms, applications and campaigns that enable companies and organizations to drive greater Return On Interaction & Investment.                              
  63. Congoo   Congoo Is a free real – time news, networking, and informational portal.  Congoo's Unique channels merge the most important news with the industry's most important people allowing you to stay connected.
  64. Snappyfingers   Looking for answers should be easy. That's why we have built the smartest and most comprehensive Question/Answer search engine on the web. We search millions of FAQ's spread across the web so that you don't have to. Use our search to find answers or to discover more.
  65. Hotpads   This is a search engine that looks for places for sale, for rent, or foreclosures.
  66. OPML Search    What does this do?: This app runs your query against the Live Search API with the feed: syntax, returning RSS feeds, and assembles an OPML file. You'll get the chance to choose from the results before generating the subscription list.  What is OPML?: An XML format commonly used for managing subscriptions to RSS feeds in readers known as aggregators.  What can I use this tool for?
  67. Startup a Blog reading list: Subscribing to blogs is not as easy as it could be and can be time consuming. Bootstrap your blog subscription with this tool.
  68. Subscribe to a community: By crafting a careful query, you can get an instant RSS synch with a whole community of bloggers.
  69. Watch bloggers reactions: Enable comments to get specific blog post comment feeds to track what bloggers are saying about your topic of interest. 
  70. Video Lectures  VideoLectures.NET is an award-winning free and open access educational video lectures repository. The lectures are given by distinguished scholars and scientists at the most important and prominent events like conferences, summer schools, workshops and science promotional events from many fields of Science. The portal is aimed at promoting science, exchanging ideas and fostering knowledge sharing by providing high quality didactic contents not only to the scientific community but also to the general public. All lectures, accompanying documents, information and links are systematically selected and classified through the editorial process taking into account also users' comments.
  71. Video Surf  
  72. You Tube   Founded in February 2005, YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small. See our company timeline for more information on our company history.
  73. World Cam    The portal collects a series of webcam addresses broadcasting live videos from all around the world.  In just a few minutes You may find Yourself on a hot beach in Honolulu and then jump right to an Antarctic scientific station and observe penguins living there. Webcams will let You observe everyday life of animals both in zoos and in the wild, including among the others storks on their nests starting with the moment they lay eggs, through their adolescence and ending with their autumn migration to warm countries. On Friday and Saturday evenings,..
  74. OneLook      This site searches many different dictionaries all at one time, and it is the site that has reversed dictionary.
  75. Sound America   type in the band or the song that you want the search engine will find.
  76. Fagan finder    
  77. Infoplease     The site includes  almanacs, dictionaries, atlases, and encyclopedias. It also includes the source, calculators, spellcheckers, place finder, periodic table and much more. Information Please has been providing authoritative answers to all kinds of factual questions since 1938—first as a popular radio quiz show, then starting in 1947 as an annual almanac, and since 1998 on the Internet at Many things have changed since 1938, but not our dedication to providing reliable information, in a way that engages and entertains.   Read more: Company Overview
  78. Farm Land is the number-one-rated rural property website in the world, based on search results and average number of visits. More than 300,000 registered users visit the LandAndFarm site generating more than 650,000+ monthly page views. contains more than $1 billion worth of rural real estate and over 10 million acres of land for sale in the U.S., Canada and more than 200 other countries around the world. Listings available from LandAndFarm span all categories of rural property for sale including farm land, commercial, residential, recreational, ranch, alternative energy, organic and timberland. At, users caneasily search and browse more than 40,000 listings of land for sale. The site offers users easy-to-use tools to browse land for sale by state/province, country or more than two dozen different categories. Users can also create a custom search to find land for sale that best suits their needs. Sellers at can easily aggregate their land for sale making it easy for buyers to view properties of their preferred agents. In addition to the site, LandAndFarm also offers an electronic newsletter, reaching more than 50,000 subscribers and providing valuable information on rural land for sale.
  79. Indeed  Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide, with over 80 million unique visitors and 1.5 billion job searches per month. Indeed is available in more than 50 countries and 26 languages, covering 94% of global GDP.
  80. Omgili  Search for discussions in message boards.
  81. Hospital Finder We have information on over 6000 hospitals. Find the nearest hospitals in your area by using the search box above. Type in your full address, or city and state, or just your zip code in the search box and then click Search. We will find hospitals that are closest to you and show them on a map. You can then click on a hospital to get its details (e.g. address, phone and services) and directions. You can also browse through our list of hospitals by our A-Z or State index below below.
  82. What the Font  Seen a font in use and want to know what it is?Submit an image to WhatTheFont to find the closest matches in our database. Or, let cloak-draped font enthusiasts lend a hand in the WhatTheFont Forum
  83. Law Library   Searching the Web is easy. Why should searching the law be any different? That's why Fastcase has created the Public Library of Law -- to make it easy to find the law online. PLoL is one of the largest free law libraries in the world, because we assemble law available for free scattered across many different sites -- all in one place. PLoL is the best starting place to find law on the Web.
  84. eNotes   eNotes is an educational resource used by millions of teachers and students.We have thousands of literature study guides, lesson plans, literary criticism, and a vibrant community that we invite you to join.
  85. Area Connect  Your one stop for local Yellow Pages, White Pages,
  86.  search, directories, news, weather and more!
  87. Lyrics n Music  
  88. Number Quotes                         
  89. Google Maps                            
  90. Midi Music                                       
  91. Mindmap Search    
  92. Visual Medial Dictionary
  93. People Search   Five powerful ways to Google people from alternative search engines.                         
  94. Plagium    Plagium is free to use, but it costs money to maintain and develop.
  95. RSS Feed  In May 2006, RSSMicro (Irvine, California) launched its beta search engine, an experimental search tool designed to reach and explore new frontiers in search. It instantly became the buzz on many search engine blogs and discussion forums. Since then, RSSMicro has received hundreds of reviews and comments. Many of these ideas were successfully implemented to form a new and highly competitive search service which has never been offered by rival search engines.
  96. Wikipedia                                            
  97. School Search  The data provided includes characteristics such as school size, school level, geographic region, community type, program emphasis, and, where available, other data such as religious orientation and association membership.
  98. Legal Information  We are a not-for-profit group that believes everyone should be able to read and understand the laws that govern them, without cost. We carry out this vision by:
  99. Squidoo  Our mission is to run an open, free platform that gives people a simple way to organize their interests online – and bring more human, curated, original content to the web. We make it easy for writers of all stripes to create portfolios of beautiful webpages, each one about a single thing or story or opinion that they know and love. As a bonus, when one of their pages does well, it earns a royalty for the writer or for charity.
  100. Flight Search  Hipmunk is a remarkable new travel search site that aims to take the agony out of travel planning. We designed our site to help people who are overwhelmed with pages of irrelevant search results. Flight results are presented in a visual "timeline" that allows people to select the best flight for them at a glance. Hotel results are shown on a map so that people can view where in a destination they will be staying and the landmarks near them.
  101.  Useful searches from MacMost
  102. Flower Identifier    


  1. 833   You can do much more with a Google search than just enter plain search terms. You can use modifiers like quotes, dashes and asterisks to search for more specific things. You can also search on a particular web site or for specific terms in a page title. There are also many bits of information that you can find without having to leave Google, such as definitions, weather, movie times, flight times and conversions.
  2. 904  Learn how to translate a word, graph a formula, get the time in another city, lookup stock information, pronounce a word, list recent earthquakes and more.   Google Help page.
  3. Not Just A Search Engine (Check out Google's history on the bottom of the page.)  The latest update is the "Knowledge Graph", and "Voice Search".  ( Watch the videos, then go to Google search engine and check out the results.  Google


Special Searches

  1. 400+ Journals   A curated academic search-engine, indexing
  2. Search all classified at once 
  3. Poets 2000  Search by poet's name or topic.
  4. Poem Hunter   This is a very large site for poetry. you can find poets, poems, Lyrics, Quotations, Music, and Poetry E-Books.  
  5. Scout  Find things to do in our area.  Music events, festivals, historic places, etc.
  6. Milo  Find a product in the local area.

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