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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Finding It Online: Web Search Strategies
“A free interactive tutorial on using search engines, subject directories, and specialty databases to find information on the Internet fast and effectively.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web–Web Searching Guides
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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