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links to information retrieval systems designed to help find information in a computer or internet system


  • Alta Vista Grade 7-Lifelong
    Yahoo's search engine. Make sure that you use the Advanced Search and use Boolean search strategies. Also searchable by category.

  • Adventist Resource
    CIRCLE: the Google of Adventist Education Preschool-Lifelong
    Discover how CIRCLE can help you find and share Christian education resources.

  • Colossus Grade 5-Lifelong
    This site allows you to find a search engine in the country and language of your choice. Over 800 search engines included--good for research, general information, and connecting students in different countries.

  • Dogpile Grade 9-Lifelong
    Dogpile, using Metasearch technology, returns all the best results from leading search engines including Google, Yahoo! and Bing, so you find what you’re looking for faster. Each search engine has its own method of searching and each will return different...

  • Excite Grade 9-Lifelong
    Search engine primarily using keyword searches.

  • Google Grade 9-Lifelong
    Search engine using keyword. Google ranks sites based on the number of links to the site - by popularity. It gives you the top ten from several search engines; you get the best of the best.

  • Isearch Zoo Grade 9-Lifelong
    Keyword-based search engine which searches many other engines.

  • Kid's Click Grade 3-Grade 9
    This website, designed by librarians for young children, links to art, biography, computers and the internet, facts and reference, geography and history, health and family, home and household, literature, machines and transportation, popular entertainment,...

  • Lycos Grade 9-Lifelong
    A search engine with a comprehensive suite of tools that helps millions of people find whatever they're looking for, from traditional web results to video, images, shopping deals, and more.

  • RefSeek reference directory Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Refseek's reference directory includes listings by topic. Each topic includes multiple links. Topics include: Almanacs, Atlases, Answers, Bookmarking, Calculators, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Health & Medical, Literature, Mathematics, Multimedia, News, Publishing, Quotations, Search Engines, Software, Teacher Resources, Translation, Visual Arts, Web Directories, and Writing.

  • Search Engine Watch Grade 9-Lifelong
    Website for the web designer and for the web searcher. Tells how to be more effective in finding what you want through various search engines, how to get a good search engine listing (for webmasters) and more. Helpful for the "newbie" and the experienced...

  • Search.com Tertiary-Lifelong
    Search.com lets you search for special search engines in your area of interest.

  • Christian Resource
    Sweet Search 4 Me: A Search Engine Just for Me Grade 3-Grade 12
    A Search Engine for students that searches only credible Web sites approved by Internet research experts. Students are not logging directly into the internet, but to SweetSearch sites. SweetSearch pulls from 35,000 pre-screen websites to ensure results are...

  • The New York Times - Lesson Plans Grade 6-Lifelong
    The Learning Network of The New York Times creates lesson plans linked to current news. Their online archive is searchable by keyword, subject and grades 6-12. Categories include American history, civics, current events, economics, fine arts, geography, global...

  • The Spider's Apprentice - A Helpful Guide to Search Engines Grade 7-Lifelong
    Informative, friendly, easy-to-use site which gives advice and tips on using search engines, as well as offering rankings of the top search engines and telling how search engines work.

  • WebCrawler Grade 7-Lifelong
    This search engine is searchable by category or by keyword. Webcrawler was the first search engine to allow full text searching.

  • Yahoo Search Grade 9-Lifelong
    One of the most popular search engines. Category and keyword search.