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Tools for Searching * This page *

Links Checked: 12 Feb. 2008


Tools for Searching

Contents: General | Discussion Lists | Geography | News | People | Phone | Travel | Various | Weather

General Searches by Topic.
(Directory-based engines limit the scope of a search.)

Alta Vista
BUBL Search (UK)
DogPile (finds and ranks the best sites)
Excite (major portal)
Fagan Finder (multi-faceted tools)
FindHow- The How-To Search Engine - An experimental search interface (portal)
Google! (Results by popularity; fast)
Ixquick (relevant, comprehensive and fast)
LookSmart (business directory)
Lycos (portal)
MetaCrawler (search the search engines)
OSB. Search (OSB, CSBSJU and the Web)
The Paperboy (find newspapers worldwide) (C|Net)
Technorati (Search Blogs)
WebCrawler (Metasearch engine)
Yahoo Web Search
People (Commercial: telephone, reverse, wireless, city guides, e-mail, area codes)
Addresses & telephone numbers (Switchboard)
Alumni/ae E-mail Addresses
American Alumni Directory
People Search (Yahoo; telephone, e-mail)
PIPL: the most comprehensive people search on the Web
Web, phone, e-mail addresses (WhoWhere/Lycos)
AT&T Anywho Info (reverse phone, email, websites, events)
Consumer Complaints Board (for reporting telemarketers)
Dex Knows (yellow pages and white pages with reverse phone search)
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (how you can sue telemarketers disrespecting "Do Not Call List")
Reported Phone Numbers (directory of harassing phone numbers. Add your pest!)
Telephone Directories on the Web (Infobel Intl., 5 langs., telephone, e-mail, fax)
Who Called Us? (The phone is ringing, and I don't recognize the number.)
Geographic Search Tools (see also "Travel")
City/Zip+4 Codes and more, etc. (US Postal Service)
Directorate of Time (USNO)
Free Canada Postal Code Lookup (Free postal code lookup with area code, province, latitude, longitude, elevation, dwelling, street name and time zone)
Google Maps
Local Times Around the World (The World Clock)
Lycos Travel Guide
Map (Yahoo. Search?)
Map Quest (plan your route)
Time Now (World Clocks for Everyone)
Zip Find® Central (find distance between US Zip codes and more)
Discussion Groups/Mailing Lists
CataList, the official catalog of LISTSERV® lists
Google Groups (Search Newsgroups)
LISTSERV Mailing Lists/Discussion Groups
Various and Miscellaneous
Can Stock Photo (15 million professional royalty free, stock photos; free registration and license fee required)
Fotosearch Stock Photography (royalty free and rights-managed)
Internet Movie Database (Search ?)
Job-Hunt (metalist)
Search CSBSJU Movie List
United Parcel Service. Tracking.
US. Postal Service Zip+4 Codes, etc.



[The world] International: News, Weather and Other Resources


See also Travel, and United States for Country Profiles



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