Search Engines

General Search Engines - Searches Everything for Everything


  • Ask.com - plain-language searching
  • Bing - Microsoft's search engine
  • Duck Duck Go - secure anonymous search
  • Google - most popular site on the web
  • WolframAlpha - computational search engine
  • Yahoo - search, and also mail, news, shopping etc.

Children's Search Engines - Safe for Children


Specialized Search Engines


Seek information only about certain topics, or in particular formats, or specific types.

Metasearch Engines


Metasearch engines are search tools that use other search engines’ data to produce their own results from the internet, by taking input from a user and simultaneously sending out queries to third party search engines for results.
Other information about search engines; and a really long list of them, are available from this Wikipedia article.