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How to Pick The Right Search Engine Instead of reaching for the same search engine and the same search process that you always use - with limited results - why not step back a bit and see if there's a different way you can accomplish your next search task? This article is a step by step walk-through that takes you through common questions that are asked in a general search query. Do you have a general search question that can be asked with a few key words?: Google is always a safe bet for most search queries, and most of the time your search will be successful on the very first page of search results. Yahoo is also a great choice, and finds a lot of stuff that Google does not necessarily pick up. Do you need an answer quickly and don't want to search for it? There are some search engines out there that are able to answer factual questions, among these are Answers.com, BrainBoost, Factbites, and Ask Jeeves. Would you like to search with more than one search engine at once? to Gigablast, AllTheWeb, and SurfWax.
20 of the Best Search Engines for Students Jun 02, 2011 Google, Bing and Yahoo! are great for broad questions, but research can often be a lot easier with a focused search. Check out these 20 useful search engines that can help students find academic information, people, video, photos, audio and more. Academic Search Engines Google Scholar - Powered by Google, this search engine makes it easy to find papers, abstracts, citations and other scholarly literature. iSEEK - Designed specifically for students and educators, iSEEK is a non-commercial search engine that delivers editor-reviewed results from universities, government sites and other noncommercial providers. Social Search Engines Wink - Wink is the world's largest people search engine.
World's Virtual Library (80,000+ FREE eBooks, eTexts, On-Line Books, eDocuments) n Welcome! Over the last decade, a quiet revolution has been going on in the development of a large library of "digital" or "electronic" books. While there are still large gaps, a very substantial body of "Western" thought is available in the form of downloadable or on-line books. Most major writers, from Plato to Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Proust, or John Le Carre, are accessible on the Internet. Subjects range from the highly scholarly to the contemporary and popular -- especially as more commercial publishers discover the virtues of "on-line" distribution. Here's some of what you will find: n Reference Books: More than 2000 Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Thesauri, Glossaries, Bibliographies, Chronologies, Timelines, Literary Histories, Biographies, Writing & Style Guides & Student Study aids. nnn Literature & Languages: About 12,000 basic texts in English & American Literature, ranging from Chaucer & other medieval texts to modern, contemporary Fiction & Literature.
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VirtualSalt Is Google Making Us Stupid? "Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. I can feel it, too. I think I know what’s going on. For me, as for others, the Net is becoming a universal medium, the conduit for most of the information that flows through my eyes and ears and into my mind. I’m not the only one. Bruce Friedman, who blogs regularly about the use of computers in medicine, also has described how the Internet has altered his mental habits. Anecdotes alone don’t prove much. It is clear that users are not reading online in the traditional sense; indeed there are signs that new forms of “reading” are emerging as users “power browse” horizontally through titles, contents pages and abstracts going for quick wins. Thanks to the ubiquity of text on the Internet, not to mention the popularity of text-messaging on cell phones, we may well be reading more today than we did in the 1970s or 1980s, when television was our medium of choice. Reading, explains Wolf, is not an instinctive skill for human beings.
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