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: How do I Evaluate the Information I Find?  Search Engine Showdown 
Search Engine Watch 
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:
Art Cyclopedia: Fine Arts Search Engine  AcademicInfo 
BiomedCentral  BASE: Bielefeld Academic Search Engine 
BPubs.com (business)  Google Scholar 
Environmental Directory  Infomine (scholarly resources) 
Findlaw (legal)   JURN 
Literary Resources  MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Teaching 
MedlinePlus (health)  Microsoft Academic Search 
Quick Reference  More... 
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Page last updated: 3 November 2014 | ODU Library Reference Services