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Altavista
A top five search engine with capabilities to easily search for web pages, images, audio and video clips, directories, news. Offers online translation as well.

Beaucoup
Beaucoup is different because the engines listed on the main site are what I call "free information" sites -- that is, they offer up a *lot* of information, not simply lists of commercial products or services. They must also be searchable in that they have either an input engine or an alpha-numeric listing -- anything which allows the user to zero in on pages pertaining to the topic they're researching.

CNET Search.com Tool
CNET provides useful resources related to technology, business, web design, using computers as well as general topics.

Direct Search
Mainly a scholarly search engine guide. It includes thousands of search engines organized into 12 broad subject categories that are divided into hundreds of subtopics and subsubtopics. .

Electronic Journal SiteGuide
A selected and annotated set of links to sites for ejournals, which in turn provide links to individual titles and/or to other collections of links. In no instance does this SiteGuide point directly to individual electronic periodicals.

Excite
Excite is a destination site that offers world-class content and functionality from over 75 leading sources. Excite has over 14 million monthly unique users and is the leading personalization portal on the Internet.

Google
Viewed as the best search site - combs multiple search engines at once, eg. Altavista, Excite, etc. Also features an image search capability as well as a directory of websites and groups.

Hardin Meta Directory
Wonderful directory of health related websites, journals, groups and tutorials from Hardin Library of the Health Sciences at the University of Iowa.

Librarian's Index to the Internet
Wonderful directory of health related websites, journals, groups and tutorials from Hardin Library of the Health Sciences at the University of Iowa.

Lycos
Sophisticated search engine that offers a community like atmosphere for web surfing and group interaction. Free webpage space, personals, photo album space, clubs, downloads, email, flights, chat.

Open Directory Project
Instead of fighting the explosive growth of the Internet, the Open Directory provides the means for the Internet to organize itself. As the Internet grows, so do the number of net-citizens. These citizens can each organize a small portion of the web and present it back to the rest of the population, culling out the bad and useless and keeping only the best content.The largest, most comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web. It is constructed and maintained by a vast, global community of volunteer editors.

Search Engine Guide
Internet search engines are categorized by topic in our searchable directory of general and specialty search engines. Also listed are resources and tools for exploring the deep web, performing advanced research, and for learning about using search engine tools and technology. .

WebFile
Another large search engine, also offering news, stocks, weather, shopping, ecards and free email.

Webcrawler Search Engine
A multi - search engine system, that combs the web using a combination of search tools.

Yahoo
When Yahoo! was founded in 1994 by Stanford Ph.D. students, David Filo and Jerry Yang, it began as their hobby and has evolved into a global brand that has changed the way people communicate with each other, find and access information, and make purchases. Today, Yahoo! Inc. is the Internet's leading global consumer and business services company, offering a comprehensive network of essential services for Web users around the globe as well as businesses of all sizes. As the first online navigational guide to the Web, Yahoo! (www.yahoo.com) is the leader in traffic, advertising, household and business user reach. Yahoo! is also the most recognized and valuable Internet brand globally, reaching over 237 million unique users in 25 countries and 13 languages.




Nursing Informatics Integration for the BSN in Nursing Program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Design & Content by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) - 1999 - 2008
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