Online Research Aids

 Search Engines:  AlltheWeb ::: Google ::: NorthernLight ::: HotBot ::: AltaVista ::: Excite ::: Vivismo ::: WiseNut ::: Teoma

 Metasearch:   Momma.com Search 10 indexes simultaneously ::: Dogpile Customizable list of search engines ::: Profusion Multiple search and other support ::: Skworm Directory of search engines ::: Ixquick ::: Kartoo ::: Search.com ::: CompletePlanet.com

 Combos: iTools ::: Wikipedia ::: WikiMedia Commons ::: Wiktionary ::: Reference.com

 Specialized Search Engines:  Search Engine Guide ::: U.S. Government/Google ::: Google Groups ::: SearchMil ::: SearchEdu ::: SearchGov ::: SearcheBooks ::: Oingo ::: Hoover's Company Database ::: Ask Jeeves ::: Zip2 ::: 411 ::: FindArticles ::: Fazzle ::: Searchability ::: PDFSearch

 Web Directories/Portals:  Yahoo ::: Open Directory ::: About.com ::: Lycos ::: LookSmart ::: The WWW Virtual Library ::: iWon ::: WebBrain ::: Map.net

Journalism Resources:  PoynterOnline ::: NewsHub ::: NY Times Navigator ::: PowerReporting ::: Online Journalism ReviewOnline Journalism Review's Guide to Resources - Excellent! ::: USUS research Usually Useful Guide for Journalists ::: Cyberjournalist »» Weblog

 Research Sites:   Research-It One-Step Reference Site ::: AcronymFinder Enrich your vocabulary ::: Dictionary.com Definitions galore ::: Merriam-Webster Great definitions ::: Symbols.com What do the pictures mean? ::: WhatIs.com Computer vocabulary ::: Information Please Trustworthy facts at your fingertips ::: LII Librarians' Index to the Internet ::: LibrarySpot A virtual library resource center ::: MEL Michigan Electronic Library ::: Ithaca College Ready Reference Small college, big resources ::: Internet Public Library/IPL University of Michigan's website ::: MIT Virtual Reference Collection ::: The Argus Clearinghouse Professional librarians classify the Internet ::: Martindale's Simple but useful ::: RefDesk Know where to find the info ::: Online! Reference for using Internet sources

 Software & Services:     Dave's Quick Search Taskbar ::: Bookmarklet Turn your browser into a mutlifaceted tool ::: Google Toolbar Promising new add-on for the browser ::: Atomica Dictionary, translation, thesaurus, search - great desktop tool ::: Copernic2000 Desktop utility for multiple searches ::: Ferrert Software Utilities for multiple searches, including specialized searches ::: TracerLock Monitor search engines ::: Backflip Organize your bookmarks & more

 Tips on Searches & Research:   About.com's WebSearch Advice and tips ::: Search Engine Watch Everything you want to know about search engines ::: SearchEngine.com ::: Searching Techniques ::: ResearchBuzzSerious advice about how to get the most out of your research ::: Spire Project Impressive array of tips, links and background ::: Web-Savvy Keeping Current with Web-based Resources ::: Pandia


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