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How to Find Websites
- Library Guides
- Search Engines
- Subject Directories
BMCC Library Subject Guides
Use our subject guides to familiarize yourself with books, article databases, and websites on your topic.
Speech and Term Paper
Contains many links to Websites on current and hot topics.
Use a search engine to find information on the Web. Some of the better known search engines are:
- AardvarkTravel: Travel resources
- Academic Reference and Research Index
- Business.com: Business search engine
- SCIRUS: Scientific information
- SearchBooks.com: Search engine for books on the Web
- Singingfish: Find audio and video
- Wayback Machine: Web pages archived from 1996 to the present
- AllSearchEngines.co : links to major search engines and topic search engines
- Search Engine Showdown: The Users' Guide to Web Searching
- Search Engine Watch
This site contains a wealth of information about search engines, such as reviews, news, and tutorials.
- Types of
Search engine comparison and search tips.
- Bare Bones 101: A Very
Basic Web Search Tutorial
Covers topics such as evaluating web pages, search tips, and field searching.
Subject directories are another way to find information on the Web. Unlike search engines, subject directories are maintained by human beings. The resources in directories are often annotated and they are hierarchically structured. Usually, subject directory searches find fewer pages than a search with a search engine.
Some well-known subject directories are: