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KidsClick!

KidsClick!

This is a great place to start if you want to surf and search the Internet. Created by librarians, this is an Internet guide especially for kids.
Subject: Reference–Web Directories; Reference–Homework Help; Computers And The Internet–Search Engines & Guides

Blogs – ipl Special Collection

Blogs – ipl Special Collection

Web directory. A selected list of blogs on a range of topics, including how to create your own blog. Subjects include law, books, food, travel, medicine, history, politics, business, and more.
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

UThink: Blogs at the University of Minnesota

UThink: Blogs at the University of Minnesota

From the UThink homepage: “UThink is available to the faculty, staff, and students of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, and is intended to support teaching and learning, scholarly communication, and individual expression for the U of M community.” Home page has a Blog Directory link listing all of the blogs on the site.
Subject: Education Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Education Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Awesome Library

Awesome Library

A collection of links and web resources on a range of topics, including English, math, technology and the arts.
Subject: Reference–Web Directories; Reference; Computers And The Internet–Search Engines & Guides; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–General Reference

indieWIRE Blogs

indieWIRE Blogs

Pull quotes and a directory of blogs hosted by blogs.indiewire.com itself, “an invitation-only blogging community that includes indieWIRE staff, contributors and a collection of participants in the independent film industry.” indieWIRE is a well-known website where independent filmmakers and fans can interact and find the latest news and informatio …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Movie (Motion Picture) Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Movie (Motion Picture) Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Clusty

Clusty

A metasearch engine that provides clustered search results. It searches Ask.com, Gigablast, MSN, NY Times, Open Directory, Shopzilla, Wikipedia, Wisenut, Yahoo!, and its sponsored listings.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Metasearch Engines

Copyscape

Copyscape

Provides a search engine to discover if the content on your webpage has been plagiarized. Allows you to “search for copies of your page on the web.”
Subject: Reference–Search Engines; Applications By Activity–Searching; Applications By Type–Web Development Tools

Plagium

Plagium

Enter text from your website to discover whether it has been plagiarized by others on the Web.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines; Applications By Type–Searching And Researching Tools; Applications By Type–Web Development Tools

CrunchBase

CrunchBase

Want to know about Facebook, Twitter or Steve Jobs? “CrunchBase is the free database of technology companies, people, and investors that anyone can edit.”
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

QuirksMode

QuirksMode

QuirksMode includes tables that provide an overview of browser compatibility information with respect to CSS and JavaScript capabilities as well as W3C standards.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Programming–JavaScript & DHTML; Computers & Internet–Programming–HTML/XHTML; Computers & Internet–Programming–DOM; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Browsers; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–HTML; Computers & Internet–Programming–CSS

Compare Parking Rates – Bestparking.com

Compare Parking Rates – Bestparking.com

Free service for locating the cheapest parking in New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and all major airports. Interactive maps enable searching for neighborhood parking, while rate quotes come directly from parking operators.
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Reference–Search Engines

VADLO

VADLO

A search engine specifically for the biomedical and life sciences. Search presentations, online tools, databases, protocols, or software.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Reference–Search Engines

100 Useful Tips and Tools to Research the Deep Web

100 Useful Tips and Tools to Research the Deep Web

Web directory. One hundred different ways to penetrate the surface of the world wide web. Includes meta-search, general, academic, scientific, and custom search engines, semantic search tools and databases, and tips and strategies for searching.
Subject: Reference–Web Directories; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides

Healia – your search for health

Healia – your search for health

Great search engine for finding medical and health-related resources online. Results can then be personalized according to sex, age, medical authority, reading level, internet browser type, and more! Not a replacement for a doctor or professional but a great tool to for helping the health care consumer be better informed.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Reference–Search Engines

MSDN Blogs

MSDN Blogs

A blogspace for Microsoft Developer Network members to discuss issues, problems, concerns, and news related to Microsoft products as well as personal musings by employees and developers.
Subject: Science & Technology Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Science & Technology Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

KIPlog???s Foodlog – links

KIPlog???s Foodlog – links

The mother of all things culinary and gastronomic on the web – a comprehensive index blogs and other food-related web resources. A must-see if you like to eat.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Blogcritics.org

Blogcritics.org

A collaborative blog where bloggers review “music, books, film, popular culture, and technology.” Popular culture is a grab bag of responses to politics, recent news items, controversial issues, and things to see and do around the country and the world (like the Dachua Beer festival). One can also find discussions/responses to current events in mus …
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Library Weblogs

Library Weblogs

Geographically categorized directory of library-related weblogs.
Subject: Arts & Humanities Blogs–Library, Librarian & Library Science Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Library, Librarian & Library Science Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

SearchVideo

SearchVideo

AOL maintains this video search engine that has a filter for adult content, although concerned users should check out the “Adult FAQ” page. Categorizes by genre, source, tags, popularity, and date and allows users to create their own AOL profile, which provides additional features.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Audio/Video Search Engines

The Search Lounge

The Search Lounge

Librarian’s blog providing “original reviews, interviews, and articles about the Search Engine industry.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities Blogs–Library, Librarian & Library Science Blogs; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Library, Librarian & Library Science Blogs

Picsearch

Picsearch

Great image search engine that touts “family friendliness” thanks to its filters that screen out offensive material, although it does not claim to be full proof. It does however provide an e-mail address to request images be removed.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Image Search Engines

AOL Video

AOL Video

“AOL Video has millions of free, high quality videos including music videos, news clips, movie trailers, viral videos, and full-length TV shows.” Search for audio and video files in all major formats and from many different media sources.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Audio/Video Search Engines

Mooter

Mooter

Mooter provides clustered search results organized by topic and graphically represents these results. You can also see all the results by clicking the “I want it ALL!” link after you perform a search or pressing the “Moot quicker” button.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Clustered Results Search Engines

Kart00

Kart00

Macromedia flash is required to use this metasearch and clustered results search engine. Results are represented in a graphical display with curved lines connecting related documents and/or clustered topics.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Metasearch Engines; Reference–Search Engines–Clustered Results Search Engines

iBoogie

iBoogie

Metasearch engine that clusters related results from search queries together. Also provides links to related subject headings from its directory with the search results.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Metasearch Engines; Reference–Search Engines–Clustered Results Search Engines

Don Busca

Don Busca

Doc Busca searches other search engines (such as 7search, About, AOL, Ask, Dmoz, Epilot, FindWhat, MSN, Netscape, Overture, Wisenut, and Yahoo) and provides clustered results, a list of the most relevant results, and a list of related categories in its own directory.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Metasearch Engines; Reference–Search Engines–Clustered Results Search Engines

ZapMeta

ZapMeta

This metasearch engine searches AOL, Yahoo, Wisenut, Google (but not by default), Ask.com, and Yahoo! Results can quickly be sorted by relevant (default), popularity, source, or domain.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Metasearch Engines

KillerInfo

KillerInfo

Lists search results, sometimes with a lot of text from the site given with the result, and has a side navigation bar providing clustered topics that can be expanded by hitting the plus signs next to the topics.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Metasearch Engines

Dogpile

Dogpile

Dopile takes “the best results from the Internet’s top search engines, including Google, Yahoo! Search, MSN, Ask.com, About, MIVA, LookSmart and more,” removes duplicates and analyzes the results, putting the best results first.
Subject: Reference–Search Engines–Metasearch Engines

Technorati

Technorati

“Technorati is the recognized authority on what’s going on in the world of weblogs.” Provides up to the minute statistics on what bloggers are talking about and what the most popular blogs are in various subject areas based on how often a blog is linked to. You can also keep a list of your favorite blogs here.
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Slate’s today’s blogs: the latest chatter in cyberspace

Slate’s today’s blogs: the latest chatter in cyberspace

Slate.com’s summary of what many of the most popular bloggers are talking about, including links to blogs mentioned within the summary. Slate has an archive that can be searched.
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

blogdrive

blogdrive

A great blogging tool for novices (and others). Offers a number of features to enhance one’s blog(s) and has a directory of blogs hosted by this site. Requires free registration.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Hosting Services–Blog Hosting Services; Computer & Internet Blogs–Blog Hosts & Providers

Intelliseek’s BlogPulse

Intelliseek’s BlogPulse

BlogPulse is “an automated trend discovery tool,” i.e., a blog search engine and a few automated tools used daily to analyze blogs and discover what topics/subjects people are talking about. The search engine works very well at finding blogs that mention a given search term, e.g. “economy,” but less well at finding blogs about the economy. The site …
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Blogger

Blogger

Perhaps the best-known blog hosting service, Pyra Labs, a tiny company started by 3 guys annoyed at silly contract web projects, had its share of ups and downs until Google, seemingly on a whim, asked, “You seem to know something about blogging. Can we buy you?” Pyra Labs’s response? “Yes. Yes, you can.” Very quick and easy way to start blogging wi …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Hosting Services–Blog Hosting Services; Computer & Internet Blogs–Blog Hosts & Providers

BlogStreet India – Blog Profiles, RSS Ecosystem, Blog Tops, Search and Directory

BlogStreet India – Blog Profiles, RSS Ecosystem, Blog Tops, Search and Directory

Offers a host of methods for searching for Indian Blogs. Aside from a search engine and a directory, you can search for submitted blogs by “Author, Email, Rank, Category, Reviews, Rating, Related Blogs, Books, Music, RSS.” There is also “Neighborhood” search, which searches for blogs similar to a given blog based on sites that blogroll each other; …
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Globe of Blogs

Globe of Blogs

Blog directory (and search engine) allowing users to browse registered blogs by name, birthday (of blogger), title, topic, location, and gender (of blogger). Most of the blogs are personal blogs.
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

dmoz – open directory project: weblogs

dmoz – open directory project: weblogs

The Open Directory Project maps the web by letting users organize a small portion of the web and submit it back to the directory. This branch of the directory provides more than 4,000 weblogs organized by weblog type, subject, and language.
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Best Spiritual Blogs

Best Spiritual Blogs

Beliefnet’s frequently updated, select list of spritual blogs, which is inclusive of many different religions. There is also a link to BlogHeaven, another part of Beliefnet where posts from the best blogs hosted by Beliefnet are collected.
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Religion Blogs; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Religion Blogs

The BoBs – The Best of the Blogs International Competition

The BoBs – The Best of the Blogs International Competition

The BoBs international panel of blog experts sorts through over 100 nominees to choose winners in 11 different categories for Deutsche Welle’s, the German international broadcasting service’s, International Weblog Awards. Prizes are also awarded according to users’ votes.
Subject: Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines; Reference Blogs–Blog Lists, Directories & Search Engines

Pirated-Sites.com

Pirated-Sites.com

“Pirated-Sites.com showcases side-by-side comparisons of web sites that are suspected of borrowing, copying or stealing copyright-protected content, design or code without permission.” The website offers a searchable archive and information about copyright and technical issues.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law–United States–Intellectual Property; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web

IPL FAQ: Finding People

IPL FAQ: Finding People

I just know my best friend from elementary school is online, but I can’t figure out how to get her email address. Find out from this IPL Frequently Asked Question site.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Reference–Telephone And Address; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides; Reference–Genealogy; Reference–Telephone And Address; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides

Web Graphics 101

Web Graphics 101

Provides a nuts-and-bolts approach to creating graphics for the Web, including interactive tutorials. Great for beginners or even advanced graphic designers new to creating Web graphics.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design; Computers And The Internet–Web Page Design

Navigator

Navigator

“Navigator is the home page used by the newsroom of The New York Times for forays into the Web. Its primary intent is to give reporters and editors new to the Web a solid starting point for a wide range of journalistic functions without forcing all of them to spend time wandering around blindly to find a useful set of links of their own. Its second …
Subject: Reference–News & Current Events–Journalism; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides

Search Engine Showdown

Search Engine Showdown

“Search Engine Showdown, the users’ guide to Web searching, compares and evaluates Internet search engines from the searcher’s perspective.” Detailed comparison of Web search engines and information on how to search the Web effectively. A review and list of features for each of the search engines, search strategies, statistics, and search engine n …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides

Boolean Searching on the Internet

Boolean Searching on the Internet

This site provides a brief overview of Boolean logic by using venn diagrams to illustrate “and,” “or,” and “not” relationships. It also explains how to use this information when trying to find web pages, as well as describing how different search engines work.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides

QuickFindit.com

QuickFindit.com

A free service offering do-it-yourself and assisted Web searching. Users can do their own search using a metasearch engine that allows you to search several different sites simultaneously. There are links to many different search engines and topical Web sites available. Assisted searches are offered in two ways: Live guides are available to help …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides

Gomez

Gomez

Rates online merchants, auction sites, brokers and travel agents and provides information on online commerce. “The mission of Gomez Advisors is to be the single best source of insight for consumers when selecting e-commerce services.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Business & Economics–E-Commerce