Internet Search & Evaluation

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Evaluating Internet Sources & Search Tools

To Evaluate the Sources: To Evaluate the Tools:
Evaluating Info Sources  Internet Tutorials 
Know How: Evaluating Info  Search Engine Showdown 
Interactive Evaluating Info Sources  Search Engine Watch 
Interactive Evaluating Context  Web Search Tools 

Search the Internet 

General Search Engines: Directories: Metasearch Engines:
Ask.com (Advanced Google (Advanced DMOZ  Info.com 
Duckduckgo.com   Yahoo  Galaxy  WebCrawler 
Gigablast    Intute  ZOO 

Search Tools by Specialty

By Specialty: With Acadmic Focus: Multimedia:
Art Cyclopedia: Fine Arts Search Engine  AcademicInfo  Free Book Search.net 
BiomedCentral  BASE: Bielefeld Academic Search Engine  Google Books 
BPubs.com (business)  Google Scholar  Google Images 
Environmental Directory  Infomine (scholarly resources)  OhioLINK Digital Resource Commons 
Findlaw (legal)  Intute (academic resources)   OAIster 
 Literary Resources   JURN  NYPL Digital Gallery 
 MedlinePlus (health)  MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Teaching  Search22: Picture & Image Search 
 Quick Reference  Microsoft Academic Search  More... 
More...  PINAKE (subject directory)   
  Virtual Learning Resources Center   
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