Search Engines at St. John's University

Search Engines

This page will introduce a few of the best search engines available. Using the accompanying Tips and Demos will increase the quality of your searches. We guarantee that!


Evaluating Web Sites.

St. John's Univ. Home Page

St. John's Univ Libraries












Single Engines   use the finding capabilities of one company but utilize specialized features not available in MEGA Engines.

Google    Tips     Demo (~ 2 minutes)     Demo w/Sound (~ 6 minutes)
All-the-Web    Tips
Alta-Vista    Tips
AskJeeves    Tips
Look-Smart
MSN    Tips
Teoma    Tips
Yahoo

Mega Engines   combine the results of selected single search engines but are not able to use the specialized features found in Single Engines.

Dogpile
HotBot
Kartoo
Mamma
Vivisimo

Specialty Engines   limit their results to web pages in their discipline.

Pro-Fusion    (deep web engine)
Scirus    (science information)
FirstGov    (government info)

 

One or more elements on this page were reviewed on November 5, 2004

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