Search Engines

Directories

Multi-Search Engines

  • Dogpile
    • Searches using multiple engines at one time including Yahoo, Google, and more.
  • HotBot
    • Multi-search of Inktomi, Google, and Ask.
  • Internet Tools
    • One-stop access to an assortment of search tools.
  • Vivisimo
    • Well-regarded search tool provides comprehensive coverage and highly relevant results. Results grouped by topic.

Search Engines

  • Alltheweb
    • Powered by Yahoo, but without much of the advertising.
  • Altavista
    • Now owned by Yahoo. Image & sound search. Page translation.
  • Ask.com
    • Ask questions as normal sentences. Provides links to results from other search engines.
  • Gigablast
    • Smaller search engine with some good features. Full boolean searching. Indexing date provided.
  • Google
    • A large, very effective search engine often ranked as one of the best by industry reviewers. Image search.
  • Lycos
    • Uses the Looksmart and Yahoo indexes.
  • Teoma
    • Owned by Ask.com
  • Wisenut
  • Yahoo!
    • Still one of the most popular search tools; small, but well-organized, easy-to-use, and well-maintained.