Free Search Engines

  • Google Scholar looks for scholarly literature
  • Base-search looks for scholarly literature.
  • Google Books searches the full text of books and magazines
  • DOAJ provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
  • USA.gov is an online guide to US government information and services.
  • cience.gov is the gateway to the U.S. Federal Science
  • PubMed comprises more than 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
  • Sweetsearch is for students: it searches only authoritative sites.
  • CiteSeer is a public search engine primarily in the fields of computer and information science.
  • Zanran finds statistics on the web
  • BlogSearchEngine.org is the source for blogs and other social media.
  • Flickr provides online photo management and sharing application
  • Twitter search is the advanced search for Twitter
  • NewsNow is one stop shop for news.
  • US newspapers finds US newspapers by state
  • Dailymotion allows to explore and watch videos online
  • Advanced Google search allows to refine search
  • DuckDuckGo blocks advertising trackers, keeps search history private, takes control of personal data.
  • Yippy clustering search engine allowing users to navigate big data sets by topical categories dynamically.Offers free text AND on the fly-directory
  • SimilarPages is both a traditional search engine and a tool to find similar and alternative websites.
  • MyAllSearch is a multi metasearch
  • Dogpile best search engines piled into one.
  • Dothop is a visual search engine
  • Zanran finds statistics on the web
  • Faganfinder is a meta search engine of search engines. Specify for example quotes.