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Student Search Engines

 

Ask.Com

www.ask.com

Offers a range of search options and lets you ask plain-language questions (for example, "What causes headaches?") to get answers fast.

 

Duck Duck Go

https://duckduckgo.com/

The search engine that doesn't track you.

 

Google Scholar

https://scholar.google.com/

A subset of the larger Google search index, consisting of full-text journal articles, technical reports, preprints, theses, books, and other documents, including selected Web pages that are deemed to be “scholarly.”

 

Sweet Search

http://www.sweetsearch.com/

Sweet Search is a search engine for students.  It searches only the 35,000 web sites that their staff of research
experts, librarians and teachers have evaluated and approved.

 

Yahoo

www.yahoo.com

Transitioned from its roots as a directory to offering search capabilities in competition with Google. Perform general searches or click on "more" to find other search capabilities, such as jobs and news search options.