Search Engines

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Search Engines - provides suggested categories to search the web and a keyword search box with a link exchange program available. - offers links for students of Asia, Africa, and Latin America. - directory includes transportation, company, country, publication, and international organization links. - online directory that aims to anticipate the things you might want to do using the web. - an eclectic directory of sites. - offers online searching as well as yellow and white pages., Inc. - features relevant information on a variety of subjects.
A Top Quality Site - offers links, online games, downloads, news, and resources.

A9 - search experience for e-commerce applications. A subsidiary of

ABC Search Engine - directory, offers news, chat, and email.

Abig Make Money & Shopping Online - features links to finance and investment, money making, e-commerce, health and fitness, and online shopping resources. - extensive network of sites by subject specialists who write articles, host discussions, publish free email newsletters and provide personally-reviewed links for each topic.

Abrexa UK - family friendly U.K. search engine providing site reviews, age ratings, and spam warnings.

Aeiwi - indexes sites according groupings of keywords.

Ajdee Web Directory - manually edited, advertisement-free, commercial Internet directory.

ajiffy - provides pay-per-click advertising and an affiliate program.

Albert - search the web using the company's Albert Meaning Interpreter (AMI) technology.

Alexa - offers a web search and browser toolbar that learns from users and provides them with context sensitive information about sites.

All Academic - provides free academic searches of the Internet. Authors can index academic work as well. - searchable directory of topics focused on web site credibility.

Allestra - offering a variety of links organized into targeted categories. - lists the major search engines and directories.

AllTheWeb - search engine which indexes web pages, as well as multimedia, audio, FTP, PDF, and MS Word files from around the world.

AltaVista - featuring web and newsgroup search engine as well as paid submission services.

AOL Search - search engine and directory.

Argus Clearinghouse - if you're interested in what the Net has to offer, the Clearinghouse can help. - online business directory to find companies, products, services, and information with web advertising services available.

Ayna - Arabic search engine and Internet directory . - searchable database organized by category and keyword offering same-day site submission for webmasters.

Baidu - Chinese language search engine employing character-matching techniques. - specializing in technology services for IT professionals.

Best of the Net - categorized index of sites. - includes links to shopping, search engines, travel, entertainment, city guides, and more.

Beyond....The Black Stump

Big US Search Engine - offers pay-per-click search results with donations to fight child abuse with every deposit.

Blackworld - gateway to Africa, the Indian Subcontinent, Europe, the Far East, the Caribbean and African America.

Blue Collar Internet Guide - includes news and sports as well as a directory of sites.

BoardReader - search message board information on the web.

Boxmind - online library that categorizes a wide variety of subjects and subject areas, offering carefully reviewed and edited links to external sites.

BrainFox Media Services - search engine which combines an existing directory with paid listings through their pay-per-click program.

BUBL Information Service - subject trees arranged alphabetically and by UDC.

Business Center - directory offers information for businesses and business travelers. - offers links, message boards, jokes, stories, and free email. Subjects include sports, arts, finance, family, computers, shopping, entertainment, and more. - search a database of keywords and topics from campaign-related audio and video content.

Care2 - environmental portal full of healthy living tips, eco-directory, click-to-donate sites, e-cards, and more. Generates donations for top environmental nonprofits.

CategoryWeb - offers offers wholesale search results with a search engine which combines the DMOZ directory with paid listings. - directory of business, shopping, and recreation sites.

ChoiceX - directory of user-submitted web sites listed by subject, country, and local area.

Clever Project - publications and ongoing work at IBM Almaden Research Center to develop algorithms and systems for solving the problem of information overload.

Clickerado PDF Search - provides full-text searches of PDF documents with results that display summaries of 100 words or less.

Clickey - keyword based search engine of registered domain names.

Clickforchoice - offers a web directory and keyword searches.

Clickla - search engine serving both pay-per-click and spidered search results.

Community-based Navigation - enhanced version of Mosaic that supports fast Likert scale rating and automatically pools item-ratings in a community server that can recommend and evaluate URLs.

CompInfo - reference site and search engine for computers, software, and business.

CosmicClick - provides pay-per-click and spidered search results.

Cosmosurf - Internet directory offers search, news, sports, shopping, web hosting, email accounts, and more.

Cyber Web Search - directory and search engine offering postcards, games, classified ads, email, and more.

Daypop - current events search engine indexes the best news sites and weblogs on the Net every day.

Digital Librarian - a librarian's choice of the best of the Web.

eClickz - pay-per-click search engine with an affiliate program.

Elib Directory - includes directory and services.

EncycloZine - hybrid portal/encyclopedia.

ePilot - European search engine where advertisers can bid to be listed higher on search results and have their company logo appear as well.

Essential Links - quick links to popular Web resources.

Eurekster - offers personalized search results by tracking visited sites and remembering favorite sites and interests from you and others for future searches. - featuring free standard and enhanced site listings.

Excite - provides search, news, email, personals, portfolio tracking, and other services.

Explore the Internet - from the Library of Congress.

Family Safe Startup-Page - family-oriented directory. Includes links for homeschooling and homework help.

FetchDog - search for your favorite sites or participate in online discussion forums or just send a postcard to a friend.

Freegle - search engine technology for Freenet.

Galaxy - searchable directory of manually edited listings.

Geekin! - a web directory presented in graphical form as an Internet desktop.

GeoIndex - search tool for geo-environmental professionals.

GeoURL ICBM Address Server - location-to-URL reverse directory that allows users to find web sites by their proximity to a given physical location.

Get Favorites - U.S. and U.K. directory of reviewed web sites covering topics including recipes, shopping, careers, weather, news, and more.


Gimpsy - web site directory listing sites that provide an online activity or help the user accomplish a specific task.

Global Windows - offers links to a variety of subjects including business, entertainment and recreation, health, and more.

Globe Alive - search engine listing live experts and conversationalists standing by to chat with you and answer your questions. - pay-per-click search engine.

Google (13) 

Google Directory - human-edited directory organized by topic into categories.

GroupWeb Directories - features an Internet guide by industry.

Guidebeam - returns search results grouped into browsable, related topics. - invite-only archive of URLs. Also includes an aggregation of weblog sites and books/music reviews.

Help Resource - lists useful and informative resources.

Hot Sheet - carries links to news, shopping, entertainment, and more.

HotBot - search engine that offers custom filters, skins, and access various other engines. - search engine and directory with keyword bidding and affiliate programs.

I Am Bored - offers a list of sites with user ratings to visit when feeling bored.

ibiblio - Internet library and digital archive containing links to online collections.

iLOR - offers different ways for the user to interact with search results derived from Google.

InfoGrid - features indexed guide of the web.

InfoTiger Search Engine - directory of useful sites.

Internet Information Services - serving the Internet industry with information, news, history, reference material, and more.

InvisibleWeb - directory of databases, archives, and search engines. - search engine allowing sites to bid for placement under specific search terms.

Irena - Web Connections Finder - glean from a target page of this Web server all relevant hypertext links and their annotations. Irena is especially useful for locating links to resources referenced in long, complex and densly written HTML documents.

itList - keep your favorite sites and email addresses on the Web.

Jayde Online Directory

Joeant - with a goal to find and categorize the best sites for a wide variety of topics.

Jump City - The online version of the book,"What's on the Web", published by Internet Media and available in bookstores nationwide.
Kajouk Web Directory & Search Engine - also offers pay-per-click submission services. - bid-for-location search engine with a focus on music. Also offers email, chat, a Love & Advice section, and more.

KartOO - presents results and related links in a graphical map based format.

KaZaZZ - includes search, news, tools, personalized lifestyle profiles, comedy, movie and book reviews, articles of interest, and thought provoking questions of the day. - pay-per-click search engine allows website owners to bid on a result page placement for the relevant keywords and phrases associated with their website .

KoolPages Search Engine

Last Chance List - a large list of com sites generated by a worm. - search engine directory that organizes Internet content into targeted categories.

Librarians' Index to the Internet - librarian selected and annotated index to the Internet, updated weekly.

Library Card, The - lists links in the areas of entertainment, home and garden, libraries, government, health, schools, and more.

LincOn - index of search utilities, and a directory of graphical links.

Link-Pimp - human-edited and categorized directory of web sites.


Linkopedia - seeks to take the work out of surfing by providing "best of" links.

Links2Go - topical directory compiled using proprietary automated technology. - searchable collection of user-submitted favourite links. Visitors may vote for topics to get submissions.  

Locators Search Engine - meta search engine portal offering pay-per-click placement, pop-up blocker, free hosting, and other services.

LookSmart - provider of commercial search listings products and graphical advertising products that help businesses generate cost-effective sales leads.

LuXPoint - Internet directory and search for Luxembourg.

Lycos - online destination site combining elements of navigation, community, and commerce.

Metrobot - map-based search engine and city guide for selected U.S. cities.

MonsterSeek - bid-for-placement search engine with an affiliate program available.

MOSHIx2 - Japanese and English search engine. Also has a browsable directory of sites.

MSN Internet Search

Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching - resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. Presents links to online learning materials with annotations such as peer reviews and assignments.

Mysearch7 - offers a reciprocal link directory with search capabilities. - general search engine offering bid for placement along with free games, horoscopes, news, and more.


Nebraska Electronic Library - searchable directory created and maintained by the Nebraska Library Commission.

NetQuantum - searchable categorized index.

Netscape Search - combines results from the Netcenter, Open Directory, and the Web.

Netword - a word or short phrase that provides free access to an Internet destination. People & companies are creating Networds so you can find their information easily.

New Atlantis - offers sub-directories organized by subject.

Northern Light - customize search folders for integrated web and article searching.

Official Site Register - directory of official sites.

Oingo - offering a meaning-based search service.

OneKey - a child-safe search engine. - classifies sites by subject.

OneWorld - database of web sites in English and Spanish. Topics include education, music, sports, Latin American studies, and more.

Open Directory Project (DMOZ) (6)

OpenFind - search utilizing the PolyRank technique that aims to provide more flexible and optimized rankings.


Oyeme! - Latino portal.

Pay Per Click Analyst - offers reviews of pay per click search engines.

Peepo - icon-based directory of web sites that aims to make it easier for people with learning difficulties to enjoy the web.

PepeSearch - features the option to search using a variety of languages and a browsable Internet directory.

PepeSearch UK - offers commercial web listings, news, and shopping.

Pocketflier - pay per click search engine offering performance based Internet advertising for advertisers and affiliate programs in highly targeted categories.

Poke! - search assistant that uses javascript and frames. It is always with you, an alt + tab away. - offers a searchable and browsable directory with a clean interface and a featured sites sidebar.

Premium Quest Directory - manually edited, searchable directory of web sites sorted by categories on a variety of subjects.

Pure Directory - family-friendly web directory based on the Open Directory. - U.K. directory.

Re: QUEST dot Net - library of Internet resources for student and professionals. - comprehensive index of Internet sites.

Resource Discovery Network - dedicated to providing effective access to high quality Internet resources for the learning, teaching, and research community. - collection of links to phone number and people locators, maps, and other resources.

RoPile - offers a pay per click search engine with an affiliate program available.

Scannery, The - for the investor. Focuses on investment-related information on companies around the world.

Scoop Cybersleuth's Internet Guide - links categorized by subject.
Scrub The Web - includes searching, user submissions, and a meta tag analyzer.

Search Adobe PDF Online - search engine for PDF documents that allows you to view the summaries before viewing the actual documents.

Search Engine Dictionary - aims to establish a standard for search engine terminology by creating an authorative glossary of search engine terms.

Search Engines Internet - offers search results from two different search engines.

Search Hippo - offers free keyword listings and an open HTTP XML API.

Search King - engine that relies on web surfing for quality searching results. Searchers vote on sites, assuring relevant Internet results.

Search Mega - providing pay-per-click advertising. - pay per click search engine offering targeted online advertising and content distribution affiliate programs.

Searchgate - UK-based web search and shopping directory. - search for information including consumer goods, insurance, and more. - pay per click engine.

Searchport - international directory and search engine. - offering relevant, ad free, human-edited search results. - offers a directory of links for shopping, health, business, affiliate programs, and more.

Singingfish - multimedia search engine for audio and video files. Also licenses streaming media and multimedia search services. - provides a categorized directory of searchable listings.

Sitexplorer - in English, German, Italian, and Spanish. - searchable human-edited international directory filtered for spam and adult content. English and Spanish versions available. - provides both algorithmic and editorial search results organized by user intent for popular queries. - easy access to categorized search engines, directories, and a select collection of web sites. - targeted to assist individuals in locating solutions to a problem, alleviating a hardship, or improving general well being.

Sootle - half human, half-spider based search engine.

Spider's Apprentice, The - a public service site that offers help on searching the Web. We also analyze and rate the major search engines.

Spire Project, The - interlinked collection of search blueprints work with articles, links, forms, and guidance.

Square 1 - provides a pay per click search engine and affiliate program.

SunSteam - search and directory. - offers family-friendly search, using a web directory open only to PICS rated sites, enabling content selection using parental controls. - pay-per-click search engine providing webmasters and advertisers with targeted positioning and search results.

Surfy! - Internet access, search, email, downloads, and more.

Teoma - compares links of sites that are subject relevant.

TheIndex - for locating commercial, professional, technical, and academic information, products, and services.

TheLinks - includes major search engines, plus 800 numbers, zip codes, usp, yellow pages and medical databases. - searchable website directory and webmaster tools.

Thunderstone - an index of sites, not pages. - reference source for Internet discussion and information lists, Usenet newsgroups, FTP sites, computer products vendors, and web design companies. - features top list web directory, affiliate network, member community, website promotion, and more. - sites in each topical category are ranked by popularity.

TopiaWebSearch - directory, search engine, and merchant product database organized by category.

Toppest - news headlines and a directory of web sites for the creative arts, performing arts, visual arts, humanities, and sciences.

TotalSeek - categorized directory of web sites.

Turbo10 - allows you to search the "deep web" via a collection of databases and search engines, which you can customize. Searchers can also cluster results into topics and sort by relevance, speed, and source. - offers a directory of popular categories and search engine for the Web.

Tygo - search engine and directory actively spidering the web.

Tygo Directory - Tygo's human edited directory.

UJIKO - profiling search engine allowing the customization of results.

United States of America Web Resource

UniXL - online university and college education directory.

Virtual Voodoo - includes technical advice and reviews.

Visca Online - selected sites on everything from entertainment to business with quick links for common search terms.

Voila - search the web or browse through categories.

Web's Best Directory - volunteer editors categorize the Web into an organized directory. - search engine combining third party results with pay-per-click listings. Also offers a webmaster affiliate program.

WebbieWorld - features an engine that searches partial search phrases and a ranked directory of sites.

WebExhibits - illustrated educational exhibits, with brief summaries, ratings, and reviews.

WebLens - offers sections for classic and specialized searches, search tutorials, knowledge networking, and more.

Webpilots, The - features tours of the Web with an easy-to-use graphical interface.

Webtaxi - provides a single interface for both parallel and nonparallel methods of searching multiple sites.

What Can You Do On The World Wide Web? - listing of sites answering the title question.

What-U-Seek - uses Chubba to search the Web - family friendly search and directory.

WiseNut - employs a context-sensitive ranking algorithm to return search results by degrees of relevance.

WorldWebDex - lists and advertises commercial web sites alphabetically according to category.

Wotbox - independent search engine in development with geo-targeting features.

WWW Virtual Library - catalog of the web run by a confederation of volunteers. Inc. - offering a reviewed sites directory including newsletters focused on hobbies, leisure, business, and online recreation.

Xoing - search engine offering free games, email, websites, and more.

Xoron Search - uses a community of paid infomediaries to give you search results.

Yahoo! - provider of comprehensive online products and services to consumers and businesses worldwide.

Yahoo! Directory - subject-based guide to web sites and web content.

Yahoo! Search - provides an interface for finding information, news, images, products, and local services.

YamWeb Navigator - Taiwan-based directory of web sites.

Yep - surf engine based on quality and popularity. - dedicated to China-based Internet searches. A Yahoo! product. - free email, chat, games, search, online auctions, news, geeks areas, and more. - offers consumer and information based web directory. - user-contributed and maintained web directory with ratings and reviews

ZenSearch - includes a Web search, email, and discussion forums. - index of alternative culture sites. Topics include the arts, business, health, lifestyle, politics, religion and science.

Zixo! - search engine that allows webmasters to promote their sites with pay-per-click advertising.