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Week 7: Searching Beyond Google

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On practicing safe search: fine tuning, privacy-friendly searches, and learning more. As librarians, we need to be concerned about privacy.

On practicing safe search: fine tuning, privacy-friendly searches, and learning more

ALA’s Policy Statement on Privacy reminds us Libraries, librarians, and library workers have an ethical obligation, expressed in the ALA Code of Ethics, to preserve users’ right to privacy and prevent any unauthorized use or disclosure of users’ personally identifiable information or the data associated with their use of the library’s resources. Just as we protect the confidentiality of user borrowing records, we need to prepare our students to protect their own privacy online.

Fine tuning the usual suspects We might begin by encouraging students to be aware of their privacy options when they use old familiar tools. Using Google’s Privacy Checkup you can weigh the value of personalized, faster, more convenient services against privacy and data protection. We can also share a growing array of search options that are designed with privacy in mind.

Here are some privacy-friendly options: 1. And I am kinda smitten with its semantic search. 2. List of search engines - Wikipedia. Wikimedia list article By content/topic General * Powered by Bing ** Powered by Google *** Metasearch engine † Main website is a portal Based on Based on (formerly) Based on Bing Based on Google Based on Yahoo!

List of search engines - Wikipedia

Mobile/handheld Geographically limited scope Accountancy IFACnet Business Computers Dark Web Education General: Academic materials only: Enterprise Apache SolrFunnelback: Funnelback SearchJumper 2.0: Universal search powered by Enterprise bookmarkingOracle Corporation: Secure Enterprise Search 10gQ-Sensei: Q-Sensei EnterpriseSimilarWeb[26]Swiftype: Swiftype SearchTeraText: TeraText Suite Events Tickex (US, UK)TickX (UK, Ireland, Spain, Netherlands) Food/recipes Genealogy.

All My Faves. 21 Alternative Search Engines To Use in 2020. When we talk about SEO and search engines, we instantly think of Google.

21 Alternative Search Engines To Use in 2020

But did you know there are lots of alternative search engines out there with just as much to offer? Google is a globally recognized search engine and an industry giant, in fact, even the second biggest “search engine” is Google Images, according to this study: A101. Super Searcher Shares Tips! 4 Creative Ways to Search for Info on a Person. - Quelle est votre question? Bing. Biznar: Federated Business Search. Boardreader - Forum Search Engine. Carrot2 Clustering Engine.

Carrot2 Search Results Clustering Engine Carrot2 organizes your search results into topics.

Carrot2 Clustering Engine

With an instant overview of what's available, you will quickly find what you're looking for. Choose where to search: Type your query: More options More advanced options Hide advanced options. DataSeerAII. Dogpile Web Search. DuckDuckGo. Ekoru - every search cleans our oceans. Find Similar Sites - for any Website.

Gibiru. Gigablast - An Alternative Web Search Engine. Hashtag Search. Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine. Listen Notes: Podcast search engine. Mojeek. Verify Addresses & Identities.

Personator - Identity Validation Tool. Validate the identity of a U.S. or Canadian individual with limited input data.

Personator - Identity Validation Tool

Use any single or combination input of name, address, phone number, ZIP Code, Melissa Address Key (MAK), or full/partial SSN and we will match it against our records to verify the identity and find more contact information. Enter a name and choose the best match to find the related address, phone, email, and demographic information. Enter an email, phone or address to find the related name and additional details. Enter a name and last four or full SSN to verify SSN matches name. Use the Free Form input to copy and paste any combination of name, address, phone or email. Million Short - What haven't you found? OASIS (Open Educational Resources) Anonymous Proxy Search Engine. OceanHero - The search that saves the oceans.

Oscobo. Peekier - A new way to search. Quora - Un lieu pour partager le savoir et mieux comprendre le monde. Rapusia - The search engine that helps our planet. Shodan (Search for the Internet of Things) StartPage Search Engine. Swisscows the secure search engine. What is my movie? Describe and find movies. Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine. Yahoo.

Yippy. Zanran Numerical Data Search.