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What Are Search Engines?

Web sites that catalog other web sites by topic. By entering your subject or title, you access their database which provides you with a list of web sites that have the information you want. Some popular search engines are Lycos and Yahoo.

Search Engines on the Web

Directories

Yahoo    http://www.yahoo.com/

Lycos    http://www.lycos.com/

Infoseek    http://www.infoseek.com/

Search Engines

AltaVista    http://www.altavista.com/

Excite    http://www.excite.com/

HotBot    http://www.hotbot.com/

C|net Search.com    http://search.cnet.com 

Teoma    http://www.teoma.com/

Google    www.google.com

Northern Light    www.northernlight.com


Multiple Search Engines


DogPile    http://www.dogpile.com/

MetaSearch    http://www.metasearch.com/

MetaCrawler    http://www.metacrawler.com/

WebCrawler    http://www.webcrawler.com/

Kids

Yahooligans    www.yahooligans.com


Education

Education World    http://www.education-world.com/

Education Search Engines    http://www.refdesk.com/edusrch.html

  Click to start the Scavenger Hunt!

This page was updated on:  04/10/02