There are three major types of web pages used to search the internet: Directories, Search Engines, and Meta-Search Engines:
About.com: the Human Internet
This directory is created by "Guides" who focus on specific subject areas and include the best new content, relevant links, How-To's, Forums, and answers to just about any question. There are over 700 Guides sites covering more than 50,000 topics with over 1 million links.
BUBL LINK: Libraries of Networked Knowledge
A catalog of selected internet resources covering all academic subject areas and cataloged according to the Dewey Decimal Classification.
INFOMINE: Scholarly Internet Resource Collections
INFOMINE is intended for the introduction of Internet/Web resources of relevance to faculty, students and research staff at the university level. It includes databases, electronic journals, electronic books, bulletin boards, listservs, online library catalogs, articles, and directories of researchers, among other information. It is compiled primarily by librarians who are part of the university systems in California.
Internet Public Library
The first public library for the Internet community.
One of many search directories that lists sites by topic and provides search capability of sites selected as well.
This site tries to remain well-organized and easy-to-use. It includes lots of factual information such as you would find in an encyclopedia or almanac.
One of the earliest and largest of the web directories. Covers a huge array of topics, but is not very selective about the sites that are included.
The only official U.S. Government portal to 47 million plus pages of government information, services and online transactions. Offers a powerful search engine for searching government documents. Also features a topical index, online transactions, links to state and local government, and other tools for accessing government information.
The Scout Report
A weekly publication offering reviews of new and newly discovered Internet Resources of interest to researchers and educators.
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Last updated November 18, 2011