Internet Search Tools

 

Search engines | Subject directories | Meta-search engines | Thematic portals | Greek search tools

                                   Search engines
Google_logo
Huge collection of more than 1 billion URLs, executing fast searches. Many additional services and tools.
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Originally a subject directory, Yahoo! is now a search engine, directory, and portal, offering free email, news, video clips and other services.

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Ask.com allows the user to enter a question in every-day English, without the need for keywords.

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Ideal for students as all websites on this search engine have been assessed by experts.

 altavista_logo Supports full-text indexing of web pages. It does keyword search with options for Simple or Advanced search and search refining.  It also offers a language option for conducting your search.
 hot Full-text indexing search engine with over 50 million URLs.  It allows searches by keyword, date, location, etc.
 excite_logo

Full-text indexing search engine that finds documents by keyword(s) or by concept.

 lycos_logo Search engine that indexes titIes, headings, links to other webpages, the first 20 lines of texts and the 100 most frequently occurring words.
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Colossus is an international directory offering links to search engines and directories from 342 countries and territories around the world.

 

                                                                   

 

 

 

 

Search engines | Subject directories | Meta-search engines | Thematic portals | Greek search tools

 

 

                                                                            Subject directories
yahoo directory logo Subject directory with 14 major categories. Also provides search capabilities by keyword and other search engines.
ipl2 logo

ipl2 is the merging of the collections of resources from the Internet Public Library (IPL) and the Librarian’s Internet Index (LII) websites. Subject directory with reliable resources selected by expert information science professionals/librarians. Maintains online reference center of texts, newspapers and periodicals and offers the service “Ask an ipl2 Librarian.”

intute logo British subject directory with over 100,000 links, selected and compiled by subject and information experts, as well as librarians.  It is the collaborative effort of at least 70 educational and research institutions.
beaucoup logo Very good subject directory with annotated links to approximately 2,500 websites.
dmoz logo

The Open Directory Project is perhaps the Web's largest subject directory, constructed and maintained by a vast community of volunteer editors.

 

                                                                   

 

Search engines | Subject directories | Meta-search engines | Thematic portals | Greek search tools

 
Meta-search engines
A meta-engine sends a query to more than one search engine, sometimes of the user’s choosing.  Results may be merged, with duplicates removed, or may be presented as separate lists from each engine.
clusty logo Quick and efficient engine, with search results automatically organized and presented in categories.
dogpile logo  Meta-search engine that gathers its results from leading search engines, using Boolean and other methods. Also offers Advanced Search option.
metacrawler_logo  It searches the Internet's top search engines, such as Google, Yahoo, Ask Jeeves, About, FindWhat, LookSmart, etc.   Also offers Advanced Search option.
mamma_logo  Mamma queries the major Search Engines. It then creates a virtual database, organizes the results into a uniform format and presents them by relevance and source.
webcrawler_logo Like metacrawler, it searches the Internet's top search engines, such as Google, Yahoo, Ask Jeeves, About, FindWhat, LookSmart, etc.   Offers separate image, video, sound and news search options.
Zapmeta_logo

Fast meta-search engine with simple and advanced search and many useful options. Each result has a "Quick View" link that opens up the top part of the page directly in the result list.

 

                                                                                     

 

 

 

Search engines | Subject directories | Meta-search engines | Thematic portals | Greek search tools

 

                                                                           Thematic portals
 ads_logo                                         
 ADS: Portal on Archaeology (in English).
ahds_logo AHDS: Arts¸ archaeology, history, literature, languages and linguistics, theater, cinema and television gateway (in English).
 bized_logo Biz/ed: Economics and Business Administration gateway (in English).
Earth trends_logo Earth Trends: Environment, society, economy (in English).
Infomine_logo Infomine: Comprehensive virtual library for academic and scholarly Internet resources (in English).
MathGuide Math Guide: Scholarly gateway to relevant information on mathematics (in English).
nbs_logo NBS: Portal on Architecture, Engineering and construction (in English).
philosophy_logo Philosophy around the web: Philosophy gateway (in English).
 physicswolrd_logo Physics World: Portal on Physics (in English).
 scicentral_logo

Sci Central: Science gateway that covers the following fields (in English):
*Bioscience,
*Health Sciences,
*Physics/Chemistry,
*Earth and Space,
*Engineering

 vads_logo Visual Arts Data Service: Visual Arts portal (in English).
 world_wide)arts_logo World Wide Arts Resources: Portal for contemporary art (in English).

 

                                                                

 

 

Search engines | Subject directories | Meta-search engines | Thematic portals | Greek search tools

 

 

                                                                                      Greek search tools
in_gr_logo  Greek-oriented search engine with 18 subject categories and keyword function, owned by Lambrakis Press Group.
robby_logo  Greek Directory counting over 2500 categories and subcategories with search capabilities.  Site and classification updates conducted on a daily basis by information science professionals
go_greece_logo 

Large database with multiple websites offering online information about Greece.  Search through 15 thematic categories or keywords.