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Non Commercial &

Selective Search Tools

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Want help deciding which search tool is best for you?
....Try NoodleBib Quest
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Internet Archive
  • Attempt at archiving the entire Internet
  • Includes "WayBack Machine" which allows uses to see webpages of the past
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Internet Public Library2
  • Directory of resources on all topics
  • Somewhat selective of resources
  • This website is a merge between two excellent providers of reliable internet information: IPL and Lii.org
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K12-Station
  • Created for students and teachers
  • Very selective about resources added to Directory
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OWL (Open Web Learning)
  • New website search tool that tries to organize learning.
  • Left hand column lists resources from the OWL repository
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RefSeek
  • "Currently in public beta, RefSeek is a web search engine for students and researchers that aims to make academic information easily accessible to everyone. RefSeek searches more than one billion documents, including web pages, books, encyclopedias, journals, and newspapers."
  • Includes Very Nice Research Subject Directory

Sweet Search
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Mrs. B's Diigo

  • Mrs. BQuiet's Social Bookmarking website with only recommended websites

For Periodical (Newspaper and Magazine) Internet Resources visit the ePeriodicals Webpage!

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Specialized

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BookWorm Search
  • Only searches book and author information

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DiscoverEd
  • Search tool for Open Educational Resources (Creative Commons)

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Federal Resources
for Educational Excellence

  • Government sponsored website leading to free educational resources
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NSDL
  • Online Science Search Tool
  • Very selective when adding websites to database
  • Access to some web resources are not free
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Science.gov
  • Only indexes Science related websites supported by Federal Government
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Shmoop.com
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Smithsonian Digital Library
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USASearch.gov
  • Only indexes websites supported by Federal Government
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WolframAlpha
  • Computational Knowledge Search Engine


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Real-Time

Search Tools

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Mashpedia
  • This real time search tool is very interesting.


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Commercial Search Tools

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Bing.com
  • New MSN search tool with some special features
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Collecta
  • Real Time Search Tool (Automatically updates when something with search term is added to the Internet.)
  • Build a "Real Time Search Widget in Collecta"
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Go.com
  • Disney Search Engine with Multimedia Resources
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Google
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Hakia
  • "hakia’s semantic technology provides a new search experience that is focused on quality, not popularity. hakia’s quality search results satisfy three criteria simultaneously: They (1) come from credible Web sites recommended by librarians, (2) represent the most recent information available, and (3) remain absolutely relevant to the query."
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SearchMe
  • New Unique Search Tool
  • Display of webpages in a visual sliding viewpoint

New Other Internet Search Tools and Portals
  • Eyeplorer.com (Visual, Categorical Search Engine)
  • Yebol.com Semantic Search Engine
  • Cool Tools for School: Research Tools (Wow!!!)
  • Collecta (Real Time Search Engine -- Interesting concept -- Our future?)
  • Mugurdy (See More! Visual Search Results)
  • NewsMap (News headlines in box, bigger box more important)
  • SearchCube (More interesting visual results. Use arrows to flip cube.)
  • SlideFinder (Searches for words within Internet Slide Presentations)
  • Spezify (Another Visual Search Engine that is really unique and interesting.)


Disclaimer: Although the use of the above resources is recommended, the Hempfield School District does not determine nor is responsible for the content in the above databases.
Acknowledgement: This page was designed solely to promote the use of the resources linked herein. Each of the above icons links back to its respective resource. This page was designed under fair use guidelines.

This webpage was created on: 14 June 2009
This webpage was last updated on: 17 April 2010
This webpage was created by: CMS Librarian

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