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Reference Resources: Internet Search Engines -- General

AllTheWeb

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AltaVista

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Ask.com

Multifacted search engine.
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Bing

Microsoft's entry in the general-purpose Web search engine competition. Includes the usual filters for images, video, etc., plus the ability to find sites with RSS feeds, the inclusion of Microsoft Earth with the "Maps" option, and more.
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Clusty

Valued for its ability to "cluster" search results. (Formerly called Vivisimo.)
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Country-Based Search Engines

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Exalead

France-based search engine, with ability to search by country.
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Google

A version of Google that focuses on academic resources is Google Scholar.
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HotBot

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SingingFish

SingingFish maintains the largest compilation of audio and video streams on the Web (over 30 million), including MP3, Real, Quicktime, and other formats. Over 100,000 listings are added each week.
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Yahoo

Yahoo also has an image-search capability.
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