Category Archives: Search engines

Intro to Using Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a free web search engine that indexes scholarly literature including: ABSTRACTS ARTICLES JOURNALS BOOKS THESES PREPRINTS TECHNICAL REPORTS MEETING ABSTRACTS GS index claims to include most peer-reviewed online journals of the world’s largest scientific publishers Google claims … Continue reading

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Link Search

Find the Web pages that link to a particular site by including “link:” before the websites address. Example:  link: www.georgefox.edu This works in Google, Yahoo! and Bing. It may work in other search engines too.

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Scitopia

Scitopia is a federated search portal that allows users to search over 3.5 million documents in engineering, physics and mathematics.  In addition, it also searches patents from Europe, Japan and the United States.  Advanced search features are available. Register for … Continue reading

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PicSearch

Image via Wikipedia PicSearch is powered by Ask.com and enables users to switch between a web search and an image search with one click.  When you are in the web search mode you can still see a preview of the … Continue reading

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Ixquick

Image via CrunchBase Ixquick claims to be the most comprehensive search engine out there. It searches and compiles results from 10 popular search engines on the Web and Wikipedia (Google is not included). Of particular interest is Ixquick‘s phone number … Continue reading

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Bweezy

Bweezy is a new search engine with some interesting features. It allows you to open search results right on the page, share search results with others via email, Twitter, or Facebook, and also view other search results such as video, … Continue reading

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Search Less Understand More

Image via CrunchBase “Search less, understand more” is the slogan of Evri, a semantic web company dedicated to replacing the old way of searching the web.  Evri’s CEO Neil Roseman calls it a “data graph of the web” and not … Continue reading

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Hulbee

Image via Wikipedia Hulbee is a new search solution by Grossbay map technology that helps users create or refine a search query using a tag cloud of terms that are related to a particular topic.  Just click on additional terms … Continue reading

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Search Pattern

Web search technology is evolving from a descriptive to a predictive model with researchers working to create answer engines and enhanced search assistance for users.  A researcher at Penn State analyzed almost one million search queries and found that people … Continue reading

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Search Engine As Calculator

Image via Wikipedia Do you know that you can use many of the search engines like Google, Yahoo! and Live Search as calculators?  Not all of them will work like this but if you are using one besides the three … Continue reading

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