List of search engines and directories for
finding sites, files, people, shops, news,
music, and reference. Also includes a metasearch
engine, directory from the ODP, search tutorial,
and a free newsletter.
Danny Sullivan's comprehensive coverage of
the search engine world. Includes submission
tips, better use of search engines, links
to featured search services, reviews, articles,
ratings, daily and monthly newsletters.
Jennifer Laycock's guide to search and search
engine optimization, with a directory of search
tools, news, articles, reviews, and glossary.
of Dot Com
Links to search resources including start
pages, integrated search forms, portals, engines,
guides, and directories. Offers both a simple
links page and a directory with descriptions
A directory of directories. Links to selected
information- rich web resources, both unspecialised
and specialised, with a strong emphasis on
Lists all major search engines and hundreds
of other related services by category.
A directory listing thousands of search services
includes engines, directories, and indices,
with descriptions and metasearch tool powered
Search Engine Index
Directory listing hundreds of search engines,
categorized, described and rated.
Directory of databases and specialty search
engines from Bright Planet.
Gary Price's compilation of links to the search
interfaces of resources that contain data
not easily or entirely searchable/accessible
from general search tools.
A graphical interface of links to search engines.
It is multi-layered, with Universal, UK, US,
European and Worldwide sections.
Find the search engine you want by selecting
a thematical category and/or country, or search
Provides links to search engines on many topics,
together with metasearch from Curryguide.
Rated links to ftp and mp3 search sites.
Categorizes thousands of the most useful topic-specific
directories and databases, with descriptions.
An essay by John Hubbard analyzing the question
of what is the best way to index the Internet,
A directory of search engines and directories
worldwide, organized by geographical area
and subject, includes articles on site submission,
marketing, and optimization.
The starting point that New York Times reporters
and editors use for their explorations of
the Web. A straightforward list of some of
the best sources on the Web for all types
A guide to directories of specialized search
engines. Each directory is reviewed and classified
in some detail.
Argues that Google has too great a share
of the search engine market and recommends
other search engines and directories.
Directory of hundreds of search engines, organised
by country and topic.
A directory of thousands of general and specialty
search engines, together with news and newsletter
archives on searching and search engine marketing.
Engine Relationship Chart
Bruce Clay's pictoral view of how search engines
provide data to partner engines and directories.
Requires Acrobat Reader.
A user's guide to Web searching with features,
comparative analysis, strategies, discussion,
news and reviews.
Engines News - Topix.net
News on the search engine industry continually
updated from thousands of sources around the
Search engines sorted by geographical location.
Tools for Web Sites and Intranets
Provides information, news and advice about
web site searching technology. Includes a
guide, search tools list, glossary, and opportunity
to compare searches of its own site by different
tools. Offers a free monthly email newsletter.
Search forms for the most effective engines
in dozens of categories from Robert Skelton.
Includes reviews, ratings, webmaster tools,
Dark Hiding Places: The Invisible Web Revealed
Librarian Robert J. Lackie provides annotated
links to directories, searchable sites, databases,
and search engines useful for uncovering content
that the general search engines fail to disclose.
Ultimate Search Engine Links Page
A directory of search engines: general, metasearch,
pay-per-click, children's, subject, country
and people search. All are described and can