Other Search Engines
--Searches the Web and/or TV news and programs.
A companion product is BLINKX.TV,
which does not search the Web but is designed to locate clips
of TV programs and news.
--Uses Artificial Intelligence technology
to understand the user’s question, and match it with relevant
answers available on the web.
--Organizes search results into folders grouping
similar items together.
-- Returns "related pages" for your Internet
searches, even when they contain none of the search keywords you
used. It also offers "Giga Bits" - links that refine
your search using keywords gleaned from analyzing results - and
attempts to answer searches phrased as questions.
--Presents results and related links in a graphical
map based format.
--Is capable of organizing results around
key clusters. The mooter engine learns from the user, and preempts
their needs, re-ordering search results to push the increasingly
relevant ones to the top.
results with a logo of the top level domain & information
about popularity of that web site on SNAP.
Specialty Search Engines and Directories
- ABOUT - Large directory with mostly popular,nonacademic sites.
INDEX - Provides access to nearly 160,000
quality information web pages.
INFO - Points to online educational resources.
LIBRARY - Organizes and reviews high quality
Web resources including the top 5 percent in education. Very good for elementary and secondary education.
- BEST INFORMATION ON THE NET - Resources suitable for academic use, including a list by major.
- BUBL - Selected Web resources covering all academic subject areas. It is located in the United Kingdom.
SEARCH - Points to resources that contain
data not easily accessible from general search tools such as Google.
- DMOZ OPEN DIRECTORY - Compilation of quality Web resources created by thousands of volunteers.
- eiNET - Searchable Internet directory created and maintained by a group of Internet Librarians..
- The US Government's Official Web Portal.
- GO GUIDES - Directory of Internet sites reviewed by a group of volunteers.
SCHOLAR - Searches specifically for scholarly
- Directory of sites recommended by academic
- INTUTE (UK) - Directory of quality websites created by a group of UK universities.
INDEX TO THE INTERNET - Points to reliable,
trustworthy, and librarian-selected Internet resources.
A “one-stop” site for reference information on 50
areas of knowledge.
EDU - LocatesWeb pages in the .edu domain.
- WWW VIRTUAL LIBRARY - Selected, academic and professional sites, but with varying levels of quality. .
- YAHOO DIRECTORY - This directory is mostly made with user-submitted sites. The degree of quality varies greatly from site to site.