Web Tools, Search Engines, Etc.
Comments to email@example.com
AltaVista Advanced Search (non-graphics)
Web and Usenet searches, date restrictions, url, host, title, link keywords,
full boolean search with grouping, ands, and ors
This combines a metasearch of several of the top search
engines with data obtained from its own structured sources,
presenting the choices on one screen with a series of
Unless you have unlimited time to surf the web, this
is likely the best place to start your search.
Australian News Network
Search 2-3 months of stories from about a dozen Australian newspapers.
Enter an area code, area code and prefix, or zip code, and
Know-Where's Findstein will tell you the associated city.
Select one of the nearby "Weasel" locations to a map of the area.
Sorry, Caribbean area codes not included.
Use this to find the registered owner of a domain.
Aside from having a unique ranking methodology, Google makes it possible
to access most pages even if they've been removed, because it keeps
a cache of the contents of most pages in its index.
Web, Usenet, Companies, and General News, allows pseudo-natural language
search, then refine to narrow down the results
metasearch with highlighting
Librarian's Index to the Internet
The Mother of All Search Engines searches the Web, Usenet,
or other sources with Alta Vista,Deja News,Excite,Infoseek,
Lycos, WebCrawler, and Yahoo
to produce a single integrated result set.
Search the media, marketing, and publishing periodicals
of Cowles Communications.
Search the web plus Northern Lights proprietary sources.
Groups results by site or site category.
Latest 100 stories
Q and A Cafe
Ask a reference librarian your question.
Service is available from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.
Re-Quest.Net Reference sources
Dictionaries, acronyms, statistics, etc.
Let this service search the web and/or usenet automatically for you
every day, looking for updated information on topics that you specify,
and get the results in your email.
Terrific time saver!
Virtual Reference Desk
Search engines, dictionaries, phone directories, news,
one place to go to find them all.
Pac Bell Yahoo
SF Bay Yahoo
Hierarchical view of the Web
USPS Zip+4 Lookup
Updated July 23, 2001