Search Engines

There are many different ways to look for information on the Internet. Each search engine has it's own unique features. This page provides links to some sites that have done comparisons of many of the most popular search engines.
C|Net's Ultimate Guide to Search
Search Engine Reviews
Search Engine Watch
Sink or Swim: Internet Search Tools & Techniques

The following links are to some of the more popular search tools. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of search engines or directories. You may want to run your query in several different search tools or you may have a favorite. However, be aware that there are differences, and that the same query may have different results in the various search utilities.

Search Engines
Directories
search by categories
MetaEngines
use more than one search engine at a time
Alta Vista
Digital Librarian
Ask Jeeves
DogPile
HotBot
Internet Public Library
Search.com
Lycos
LookSmart