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Use the recommended resources below to find information on the world wide web. Remember to use caution when evaluating information on the web.
Microsoft's latest search engine, it provides search suggestions and the ability to save and share searches.
Widely-used search engine that ranks sites by popularity (i.e. how many other sites link to each page).
Searches Google, Yahoo!, MSN Search, and Ask all at once.
Open access to e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology and Statistics.
Searchable scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science.
A vast, integrated network of electronic scientific and technical information communicating the results of research activities. A product of the Office of Scientific & Technical Information.
Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles. Click Settings and then "library links" to select NYU Libraries so Google Scholar can connect you to full text.
A virtual library of university level Internet resources. It contains useful resources such as databases, electronic journals, electronic books, bulletin boards, mailing lists, online library card catalogs, articles, directories of researchers, and many other types of information.
More than 19 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and life science journals. Citations may include links to full-text articles from PubMed Central or publisher web sites.
A gateway to scientific research news resources. Includes links to sites in the fields of Biosciences, Health Sciences, Physics/Chemistry, Earth & Space, and Engineering.
Search over 40 databases and 1,950 selected websites of authoritative U.S. government science information, including research and development results.
Search over 300 authoritative science and technology collections at once.
A comprehensive science-specific search engine that includes journal content, courseware, pre-print server material, patents and websites.
Search portal to the digital libraries of leading science and technology societies includes peer-reviewed journal content, technical conference papers, and more.
Social Science Research Network
Search over 258,000 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers in a variety of social science subject areas.
Find articles, key websites, books, the latest industry news, job announcements, ejournals, eprints, technical reports, the latest research, and thesis in engineering, mathematics and computing.
Allows you to search multiple national and international scientific databases at once. Developed and maintained by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information
DMOZ Open Directory Project
The largest, most comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web.
Millions of web resources selected and organized by a network of subject specialists (closed in 2011).
Thousands of links organized by library volunteers.
Library of Congress - Science Reference Services
A host of science subject guides and bibliographies.
For quality web sites in your field of interest, select a Subject Guide and click on the "web resources" tab.
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Barebones 101: A Basic Tutorial on Searching the Web
A guide to help you conduct research on the web. It compares several popular search engines and explains meta-searchers, subject directories, and library gateway sites.
Search Engine Showdown
A users' guide to Web searching, this site compares and evaluates Internet search engines. Includes search engine features comparison chart and detailed search engine reviews.
Web Search Tips
A list of basic tips that can help you narrow your search in commonly used search engines