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Best Internet Info
On the Best Internet Info Research Guide, you will find numerous web-based resources to assist you with research. Use the tabs at the top of the page to select the type of resource that best suits your information needs.
On this page, you will find a variety of Search Engines organized by categories according to their functionality.
Health on the Net
Searches five information types - MeSH®, scientific articles, medical news, websites and multimedia - to find reliable, authoritatve medical information.
Searches a fully vetted "whitelist" of websites created by 50+ librarians, educators and researchers who collectively invested over 100,000 hours in finding the most reliable, authoritative resources.
DuckDuckGo doesn't track you, providing unbiased searches that are never based on your search history.
StartPage allows you to search without ads or data mining by third parties.
Cluster Search Engines
Carrot2 organizes search results into topic clusters.
Yippy organizes search results into topic clusters.
Deep Web Search Tools
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Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. You can search across disciplines and sources types.
Global Repository Access Full-Text. Search across full-text and records alike, in 4,723 repositories.
JSTOR provides access to millions of academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. Some of it is "open access."
Search millions of free academic articles, chapters and theses.
Dogpile returns all the best results from leading search engines including Google and Yahoo!, so you find what you’re looking for faster.
Exalead.com offers you new tools that allow you to find the information you seek on the Web quicker.
ZapMeta searches multiple types of information from multiple sources to generate optimal results.
Specialty Search Engines
Trip Medical Database
Trip is a clinical search engine designed to allow users to quickly and easily find and use high-quality research evidence to support their practice and/or care.
Wolfram|Alpha retrieves knowledge and answers by doing dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms and methods.