Internet Search Engines
This provides a collection of links to Internet search engines, including general search engines, meta search engines, and specialty search engines. This collection is small, but contains essential Internet search engines that help users explore the deep web and find information that they are looking for.
General Search Engines
Google Search is the most-used search engine on the World Wide Web. The order of search results on Google's search-results pages is based, in part, on a priority rank called a "PageRank".
Bing(formerly Live Search) is a web search engine from Microsoft. The search engine features daily changing of background image, and image search with continuous scrolling images results page that has adjustable settings for size, layout, color, style and people.
Yahoo! Search is a web search directory. In July 2009, Yahoo! signed a deal with Microsoft, the result of which was that Yahoo! Search would be powered by Bing.
DuckDuckGo (DDG) is an Internet search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers' privacy and avoiding the filter bubble of personalized search results. The search engine deliberately shows all users the same search results for a given search term.
Ask.com, originally known as Ask Jeeves, is a Q & A focused search engine founded in 1996 by Garrett Gruener and David Warthen in Berkeley, California. The original software was implemented by Gary Chevsky from his own design.
Baidu is a Chinese web services company headquartered in the Baidu Campus in Haidian District, Beijing, People's Republic of China. Baidu offers many services, including a Chinese language search engine for websites, audio files, and images.
Yandex is a Russian IT company which operates the largest search engine in Russia with 64% market share in that country and also develops a number of Internet-based services and products.
Meta Search Engines
Zuula is a meta search engine that provides results from multiple search tools in configurable separate tabs. It offers web, image, video, news, blog, and job search.
Dogpile is a metasearch engine that fetches results from Google, Yahoo!, Bing, Ask.com, About.com and several other popular search engines, including those from audio and video content providers.
Specialty Search Engines
Omgili is a search engine focusing on "subjective information" such as online discussions, opinions, debates, personal experiences and answers.
PubMed is a free database accessing primarily the MEDLINE database of references and abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics.
FindIcons.com is a search engine for free icons, which allows users to upload icons as well as to download icons for free. It enables users to access to its database via searching by keywords or browsing icon packs or clicking tags.
Blinkx is an Internet search engine for video and audio content, based in San Francisco, which allows searching and classification of audio files, video clips and streaming media.
IceRocket is an Internet search engine specialized in searching blogs. It is generally for blog searches but has expanded into searching the popular social networking websites Twitter and Facebook.
ALLDATASHEET is a datasheet search site for electronic components and semiconductors. It was constructed in 2003 to help Engineers to find datasheet fast, easy and effective from vast volume.
Datasheets360 is a comprehensive source for manufacturer datasheets and distributor pricing and availability information, searchable by partial and exact product numbers.
Monster is the largest job search engine in the world, with over a million job postings at any time and over 150 million resumes, in the database (2008) and over 63 million job seekers per month.