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Search Engines

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One of the most comprehensive search engines available.

A very popular search engine and directory. To search within the UK and Ireland try

One of the largest and most comprehensive search engines which also gives the option of confining your search to UK websites.

The About network consists of over 700 Guide sites neatly organised into 36 channels. The sites cover more than 50,000 subjects with over 1 million links to the best resources on the Net and the fastest-growing archive of high quality original content.

National information service for the higher education community

Useful search engine which enables you to reach using a variety of languages.

Gives you the option of limiting your search to categories such as auctions. images and others.

Intute is a free online service providing you with access to the very best Web resources for education and research. The service is created by a network of UK universities and partners. Subject specialists select and evaluate the websites in our database and write high quality descriptions of the resources. The database contains 119680 records.

Meta-Search engines

Searches the search engines. Gives you the option of defining your search e.g. search for MP3s, newsgroups etc.

Ask (formerly Ask Jeeves)
A user friendly meta search engine which lets you type a question rather than just keywords.There is also a UK version.Invisible Web resources

A useful site which enables the user to search by subject.

Search over 20,000 academically valuable resource. You can also search or browse by database.

Turbo 10 - Search the deep net

Complete Planet - The deep web directory

Searching the Internet - UCLA

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