There are so many search engines out there, there is really no reason for you to NOT find whatever, or whoever, you’re looking for.
Of course, I’m a Google junkie, and I love the Google deskbar application and mini viewer that allows me to Google anything without having to open a browser. But what about those times when Google power isn’t enough?
Enter SearchEngineZ, the Meta-Meta search engine.
Rather than just compiling pages of links, it’s aim is to provide the best search engines for each category, re-designed to make them easy to use – with a special focus on serious research. SearchEngineZ is a resource site that helps serious searchers find quick results. Unlike similar web sites, SearchengineZ empowers the user, not the advertiser.
If you’re really in a pinch, and need to utilize some MAJOR engine power, SearchEngineZ’s Meta-Search2 will search the 20 best general engines, meta-search engines and directories on the Internet at once!
The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the U.S. Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.
Public Record Finder finds free public records using the largest public records search database on the World Wide Web. They have searched for the most useful and direct links to US public records, state public records, Canadian and Mexican public records, and public records from around the world. Use Public Records resources to find marriage and divorce records, birth and death records, business information, property records, court and criminal public records, links to employment searches, unemployment benefits, etc.
Zabasearch is a free people search engine that scours freely accessible public information and records. It’s a free service, but you’ll have to pay if you want more detailed information, such as background checks.
Pretrieve is another public search engine that will search thousands of official public record sites to find free court records, free criminal records, property records, and more. Find people, property, criminal and civil cases, and other background check information quickly and easily.
Find free genealogy online resources such as free genealogy downloadable forms, free genealogy calendars, free genealogy look ups, free genealogy software, free genealogy clip art, and translators to assist with your genealogy research on the internet at 1stopfreeshop.
There are hundreds more search engines specializing in everything you can imagine. If you have need to search for something not covered here, leave me a comment, and I’ll see what I can do about finding what you need.