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Specialized Search Engines

Specialized search engines are created and designed to find and access websites that general search engines, such as Google, do not.  Try one of these search engines when your favorite search engine does not retrieve what you want.

Website Tools
A general search engine that does not track your personal information.
Google - Advanced Search
Website Tools
Google's advanced search screen where you can limit your search to what you want and weed out extra non-related sites.
Google Scholar
Website Tools
Google's specialized search engine that searches across many scholarly disciplines and worldly sources.
Start Page Search Engine
Touted as "The world's most private search engine," StartPage says that they are the only third-party certified search engine in the world that does not record your IP address or track your searches. StartPage gives you a clean Google Search without tracking!
Wolfram|Alpha - a computational knowledge engine
Statistics / Weights / Measures Website Tools
A specialized search engine, WOLFRAM|ALPHA uses built-in knowledge curated by human experts to compute on the fly a specific answer to every query. Accepts plain English. Ask questions, find & use calulators & formulas. Graphs and statistics are provided with answers. Includes background information, definitions & links. Mobile & Course Apps to purchase
WWW Chemistry Guide
Website Tools
WWW Chemistry Guide - the directory and search engine of chemistry related resources on the Internet. Our search engine allows you to search the contents of more than 250 websites. It searches only the sites we specify, bypassing a lot of the junk.
Yahoo! Advanced Search
Website Tools
Use this advanced search screen to narrow your search to what you want.
Website Tools
A meta-search engine that searches other search engines.  Yippy organizes results into "like" topics or clusters. (Originally was Vivisimo, then Clusty.)

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