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This documents collects some of the most useful search engines available on the internet.
Suggestions for additions are welcome!
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Index
Health-oriented guides & search engines
Information Servers
Spider Based
Natural language queries Other Catalogs
Other Meta search Engines
Software
People
Education
Publications
News/FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)
Documentation
Business, Shopping and Online Sites
Search with Human Assistance

Health-oriented guides to the Internet:

Achoo Healthcare Online
BUBL (comprehensive Internet directory)
Canadian Health Network (CHN)
Canadian Medical Assoc.'s WebMed Links
Hardin Meta Directory of Internet Health Resources - compiled by the Hardin Library for Health Sciences, University of Iowa
Health - A to Z - a commercial directory of health resources
Health Care Information Resources on the Web - sources of health data and information from U.S. government (federal and state), hospital and education sites (includes downloadable information)
Internet Resources by Subject - compiled by the Health Sciences Library, University of Pittsburgh
Health Statistics - a guide to locating them - Compiled by the Univ. of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System
Healthfinder - Healthfinder is a gateway consumer health and human services information web site from the United States government. Healthfinder can lead you to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as the government agencies and not-for-profit organizations that produce reliable information for the public.
HealthPromis England's National Health Promotion Database
HealthWeb - compiled by the health sciences librarians of the Committee for Institutional Cooperation
HealthyWay - Guide to health resources on the Internet for Canadians (consumer-health orientation)
Karolinska Institute MeSH Classified Resources
Liszt Select: Health (A directory of health-related electronic discussion groups)
Listserv Mailing Lists/Discussion Groups and Usenet Newsgroups
Listservs - E-conferences (Directory of Scholarly and Professional E-conferences)
Martindale's Health Science Guide
Medical Matrix: Guide to Internet Resources for Physicians
Medline Plus - National Library of Medicine's health information pages
MedWeb Electronic Publications Directory (Emory Univ. Health Sciences Library)
NHS Direct Online (National Health Service, Great Britain)
NOAH: New York Online Access to Health - Sponsored by N.Y. Academy of Medicine and the N.Y. Public Library (Consumer health and patient info. on a wide range of topics)
OMNI - Organizing Medical Networked Information - From Great Britain, but coverage is world-wide - covers clinical, research and management aspects of health and biomedicine
Quackwatch : guide to health fraud, quackery and intelligent decisions by Stephen Barrett, M.D.
Scholarly Societies Project (U. of Waterloo Electronic Library)
WebDoctor - Internet navigator for health-care professionals
WebMDHealth
Yahoo's health index

Information Servers

http://searchenginez.com
exite.com
excite.ca
Global Network Academy Meta-Library
InfoSeek Net Search
Yahoo Search Engine

See Also

Aeiwi - user friendly search engine
AgriBOT - Canada's Online Agricultural Directory
Avika
Aliweb at Nexor  
Breizhat
- le guide l'Internet breton
CanadaOne - Canadian Online Business Ressources
Canada.com - Canadian search engine
The Canadian, Eh? - Showcasing Canada's Best Family Safe Web Sites
Canadopedia - La Toile du Canada
Caribseek - Caribbean search directory
Click And Search
EC rider - Categorized and reviewed sites in the Netherlands
Cycle Search - Search engine for Motorcycle Web Sites
Embassy World - Embassy and Consulate Search Engine
Egypt Search - Egypt-related web sites directory
Fat Head Search
Godado United Kingdom
goGreece.com - Internet Guide to Greece
The Greek Spider - Search Engine
Golf Farm.com - Golf Site
Greek Indexer
Hellenic Resources Network
Hot Lava
InfoBase International
Insectclopedia - lists sites related to insects
Lifestyle.UK - Categorised (10'000+)links, geographically sorted under 87 different headings
LII - Librarians' Index to the Internet
Matilda
Max - Search in South African Web
NetBuster - Search in South African Web
OmniTree - Categorised (~60 000) links about Computers
OzOnline
OzSearch Internet Guide - An all-Australian web directory
Pathfinder.gr - The Greek Portal
Phantis - Greek Portal
Point Of Origin - family safe links, fast results with true content web sites
Presseweb - catalogue du Webdo des sites de journaux
Rambler - in Russian
Robby - The Hellenic Search Engine
Russia on the net
http://www.yourleisure.com/ - The Hellenic Search Engine
Search-4-Info
SearchLite - parent/child friendly directory
SeekAmerica - north and south America
Sharelook Deutschland - Die schnelle Netzsuche (auf Deutsch)
Sharelook France - (en francais)
Sharelook Italia - (in italiano)
Snap!
Study Web - reviews and categorizes over 20.000 focused academic sites
TioSam - brasilian portal (in portuguese)
La Toile du Quebec
web.de - in German
webhelp.com
Wonderport
World Wide News - a big worldwide directory of online newspapers
ZenSearch
Z-Search - Search engine for WebTV

Spider-based

Google
JumpStation II
Northern Light
WebCrawler - (Search WWW document content)

See Also
All The Web
Ananzi - Largest portal in Africa
Australian WebSearch
Canada.com - Your Canadian Internet Search Engine
http://www.cee-mail.com/ - General Search Engine
Cosmoz
Fireball - search engine in German
Funkycat
HotBot
Ibound
It News and Search Engines
Maple Square - Canadian search engine
NewZealand WebSearch
SimpleSearch.com
SpaceRef.com - search engine for the Space community
Splat Search
SwissGuide - lists 60'000 Swiss sites
Websearch
SimpleSearch.com
SimpleSearch.com
WorldLight
Zebra - Another South African search engine

Natural language queries

Ask Jeeves

Other Catalogs

Altavista main site
Swiss mirror of Altavista
Lycos WWW search engine- at Carnegie Mellon University
Veronica (Gopher directory search)
EINet Galaxy
Jughead (Gopher directory search)
Thesaurus Search

See Also
Karnak - find and accumulate a personal library of knowledge
Les pages web - Plus de 4.000.000 pages en langue francaise
Orb Search (was Planet Search)

Other Meta-Search Engines

1blink
All4one - sends simple queries to AltaVista, Lycos, Webcrawler and Excite
AllSearchEngines - All about search engines
Alphasearch
Apollo7 - German-language Metasearch with high-performance
Black Widow search engine
CentraPoint
e-ngine.co.uk
Freezersearch
Fujo - You can save your searches for future reference
Inference Find - the Intelligent Fast Parallel Web Search
LastminuteSearch - use national search services
ioport - MetaSearch and more
MacroSearch - Australian meta-search and search engines list
Mamma.com
MatchSite
meta360.com
MetaCrawler
MetaFetcher
MonsterCrawler - also mp3
Net2day - takes few seconds, then display available results
NoImages.com - the WebSearch search engine without images
Nominator
OneSearch - it only takes OneSearch
One2Seek Metasearch
OzOnline
Redesearch.com
Surfboard - Meta-search engine in Dutch
Proteus - metasearch tool suite
SavvySearch - search once, find everything
search.langenberg.com - Get There Faster
Search Buddy - Meta-search engine with an original interface
Search Engines Galore - hundred of search engines!
Search engines worldwide- sorted by country suite
Search Spaniel - lets you use as many search engines as you like simultaneously
searchspell - spellcheck your request before searching the web
SeekAmerica - meta search engine for north and south america
SherlockHound
SiFMuG- (Surfing Internet Facilitated Multipurpose Unified Gateway) references a huge list of search engines
Suchen.com - German language based meta search engine
TekSphere Stealth Search Anonymiser - search a site and surf anonymously
theboojum.com
TotalSurf
WebInfoSearch - also job, price and people meta-search
Web Search - Internet Guide and Reference
zInternet

Software

Archieplex It can locate files on Anonymous FTP sites.
FTP search very good
The Language List
The Free Compilers List
The Free Database List

PEOPLE

WhoWhere - The Way To Find People On The Web
Netfind gateway- (name key key ...)
Finger gateway at mit.edu
UFN Search- (X.500 directory)

See Also
Aquent Talent Finder - The Search Engine for Independent Professionals (IPs): Freelancers, Free Agents, Contractors, Consultants, Self-Employed
FOUR11 Directory Services
Perso-Search- L'outil de recherche exclusivement reserve aux Pages personnelles
SearchBC.com - search engine for British Columbia business and personal internet ressources
Who? Me? - search through a database of notes to see if any of them are meant for you

EDUCATION

Braintrack - Over 5300 Links to Higher Educational Institutions in 152 Countries
CampusRegistry - a directory of current college students and alumni of every college in the world
CityCollege - The Ultimate University and College Directory in North America
PedagoNet - a learning resources search engine
World University List

Publications

Hypatia Electronic Library
The Unified CS TR Index
Computer Science TR Archive Sites
OO Bibliography - (object-oriented and related papers)

See Also
Cornell University's Technical Report Library

News/FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Gopher FAQ Search
Internet FAQ archives
WAIS FAQ Search

See Also
Conference Announcement Archive - (moderated by Juergen Wagner)
Deja.com - archive of Usenet newsgroups
NewsGuy News Service

Documentation

Big Dummy Search
BSD/386 Hypertext Man Pages
CUI Computer Science Library

See Also
Alex - Alex Catalogue of Electronic texts (previously Gopher Catalog of Electronic Texts)
GoXML.com - XML Context-based Search Processor
Internet Draft Index at Nexor
Nexor's Public Services
RFC index at Nexor
webreference.com - The Webmaster's Reference Library

Business, online catalogs and shopping sites

AME Info - information about 200,000 companies from 13 Middle East countries
BusinessWeb - source for business knowledge
Buyer's Index - Search over 17,000 online retailers and mail order catalogs by specific products and categories
Global Biz Directory.com - business directory
Present Picker- an editorial gift site that lets you select from over 190 criterias for a perfect gift from hundreds of websites
speedFind.com - UK business finder
Speedy Pete's Internet Directory - Internet directory of company's web sites
The Net One - Directory of business and services
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers

See Also
  ecoustics - Easily find the latest news, articles, and reviews on thousands of consumer electronics, and hi-fi audio/video
  sleepyshopper - Over 5800 different online shops web sites

Search with human assistance

Information Outpost
Human search - provide human searching assistance
SearchMill.com - live human search

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