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Great search engines for student use.
Last Updated: Feb 6, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Great first choice for primary sources.


Sweet Search


A popular World Wide Web search engine and directory. Lycos offers a full-text search engine, a directory of Web sites organized by category, and reviews of selected sites.


Broaden your horizons.

Instead of just 'Googling' try some of these different search engines.  You might find them more suited to your particular information need or learning style.


Search engine with zero-click info, privacy protection, and other cool stuff.

Search engines cluster search engine - used to clusty, vivisimo  how to boolean search useful for searching lots of sites
has keywords at the top 3D, can be slow to load, fun thumbnail of sites easy to flick through sites text with thumbnail beside thumbnail of sites easy to flick through visual search for children thumbnail of sites easy to flick through normal type search directory at top
visual search engine, not so good for school research, stimulating educational resources educational resources, need registration

Dogpile makes searching the Web easy, because it has all the best search engines piled into one. Go Fetch!


Learn about any topic by exploring connections between concepts/facts on an interactive concept map, which you can customize and share.


ANZWERS (Australian and New Zealand Web Enquiry and Research System) offers visitors the ability to quickly conduct region and domain specific searches.


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