WWW Search Engines and Directories Links

How to Search

Bare Bones 101 (Ellen Chamberlain)
http://www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/pages/bones/bones.shtml
Choose the Best Search... (Debbie Abilock)
http://www.noodletools.com/debbie/literacies/information/5locate/adviceengine.html
Finding Information (Phil Bradley)
http://www.philb.com/whichengine.htm
Google Guide: Making Searching Even Easier (Nancy Blachman)
http://www.googleguide.com/
Pandia Search Central
http://www.pandia.com/
Searchability: Guides To Specialized Search Engines
http://www.searchability.com/
Search Engine Showdown: The Users' Guide to Web Searching (Greg Notess)
http://www.searchengineshowdown.com/
Search Engine Watch (Danny Sullivan)
http://searchenginewatch.com/
Web Search (Wendy Boswell)
http://websearch.about.com/

Search Engines

Alexa Web Search
http://www.alexa.com/
AltaVista Search
http://www.altavista.com/
Ask.com [formerly Direct Hit and Teoma and Ask Jeeves]
http://www.ask.com/
Banana Slug (Steve Nelson)
http://bananaslug.com/
Beaucoup
http://www.beaucoup.com/
Bing
http://www.bing.com/
Blekko
http://blekko.com/
The Business Publications Search Engine
http://www.bpubs.com/
DevilFinder
http://www.devilfinder.com/
Dogpile (Aaron Flin)
http://www.dogpile.com/
Duck Duck Go
http://duckduckgo.com/
Excite Search [absorbed McKinley and Magellan]
http://www.excite.com/
Fagan Finder: Image Search Engines
http://www.faganfinder.com/img/
Find Forward
http://www.findforward.com/
Find Sounds
http://www.findsounds.com/types.html
Gigablast
http://gigablast.com/
http://www.globalspec.com/
Go (formerly Infoseek)
http://go.com/
Google! (Larry Page)
http://www.google.com/
Google Groups [Usenet Archive; formerly Deja and Deja News]
http://groups.google.com/
Google Scholar
http://scholar.google.com/
InfoCom
http://info.com/
ITools (formerly Find-It!)
http://www.itools.com/
Langenberg (Chuck Langenberg)
http://www.langenberg.com/
Linx - The text web browser
http://lynx.isc.org/
Lumerias [video search engine]
http://www.lumerias.com/
Lycos
http://www.lycos.com/
Mamma
http://mamma.com/
Metacrawler
http://www.metacrawler.com/
Origin Search [genealogy search engine] (Ian Galbraith)
http://www.originsnetwork.com/
QueryCat [FAQ search engine]
http://www.querycat.com/
search.com (cnet)
http://www.search.com/
Search Engine Colossus [international directory of search engines] (Bryan Strome)
http://www.searchenginecolossus.com/
Search Systems [public records]
http://www.searchsystems.net/
SlideFinder [PowerPoint slides search engine]
http://www.slidefinder.net/
WebCrawler
http://www.webcrawler.com/
Wolfram|Alpha [knowledge-based computational search engine]
http://www.wolframalpha.com/
ZabaSearch - Free People Search and Public Information Search Engine
http://www.zabasearch.com/
Zuula
http://zuula.com/

Directories

People Search & Directories

FAQ: How to find people's E-mail addresses (David Alex Lamb)
http://www.faqs.org/faqs/finding-addresses/
Is this your name?
http://www.isthisyour.name/
People Search (Lycos)
http://peoplesearch.lycos.com/
Pipl[limited free search]
http://pipl.com/
Yahoo People Search
http://people.yahoo.com/

Phone and Address Directories

Address.com
http://www.address.com/
Any Who
http://www.anywho.com/
Argali White and Yellow Pages (Boris Katz)
http://www.argali.com/
BigBook [formerly SuperPages]
http://www.bigbook.com/
Infobel [telephone directories on the Web]
http://www.infobel.com/en/world
Lookup Directory (Melissa Data)
http://www.melissadata.com/Lookups/index.htm
People by Name (type in phone number to identify name)
http://www.peoplebyname.com/
Reverse Directory
http://reversedirectory.langenberg.com/
Search the Government
https://www.usa.gov/
Superpages [formerly InfoSpace]
http://www.superpages.com/?SRC=insp
Switchboard
http://www.switchboard.com/
That's Them - a 100% free people search site
https://thatsthem.com/name-address-search
Yellow Pages [formerly Smart Pages]
http://www.yellowpages.com/
White Pages
http://www.whitepages.com/
WolframAlpha - computational knowledge engine
http://www.wolframalpha.com/
Zoom Info: Find People and Companies
http://www.zoominfo.com/

Mail/Physical Address Directories

Addresses.com
http://www.addresses.com/
Free Zip Code Power Tools
http://www.usadata.com/resources/zipcode.html
Look up a Zip Code (U.S. Postal Service)
https://tools.usps.com/go/ZipLookupAction!input.action
National Address Server: U.S. Postal Address Information (Ajay Shekhawat)
http://www.cedar.buffalo.edu/adserv.html
White Pages
http://www.whitepages.com/

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