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Academic references
Business, investment, jobs
Computers, Internet
Education: teacher, student resources
Entertainment, transportation, travel
Government, law, official documents, statistics
Health, fitness, nutrition, weight, safety
Interests: hobbies, lifestyles, social issues
Language tools
Locating people, organizations, places
Shopping: other
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Country, language, audience, Internet application
File format
Search tool abilities

Government


Meta and all-in-one search tools

Information Source Description Web Address
Copernic Government - Canada: information on the Canadian government via government sites
Government - France: information on the French government via government sites
Government - United Kingdom: information on the UK government via government sites
Government - USA: information on the United States government via government sites
Profusion Agriculture; Commerce; Defense; Education; Federal Government; Health and Human Services; Interior; Justice; Patents; State and Local Government; Tax Forms; Transportation; Traveler Health and Safety; Treasury; USDA

Link no longer active, but you can still consider the listed search tools.


Individual directories & other search tools

SearchEngine
Watch.com
Directory of government search tools www.searchengine
watch.com/links/
article.php/2156151
Canadian Depository for Security Canadian electronic filings www.sedar.com
Canada On-line Canadian government on-line www.connect.gc.ca/
en/600-e.asp
Canada Wireless Access to Canadian government websites using wireless devices canada.gc.ca/mobile/
wireless_e.html
Google's Uncle Sam US federal, state and local government www.google.com/
unclesam
Edgar Online U.S. corporations electronic filings edgar-online.com
SearchGov.com US government www.searchgov.com
SearchMil.com US military www.searchgov.com
International organizations
Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development Search by country, topic, department; also statistics, documents, etc. www.oecd.org
International Trade Administration Trade, exports information and satistics www.ita.doc.gov
International Monetary Fund All about this organization and their work www.imf.org
The Economist World, business, finance, technology, markets, etc. www.economist.com
World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report www.weforum.org


Official documents
and government statistics


Meta and all-in-one search tools

Information Source Description Web Address
Copernic Official Documents - Canada: official documents of Canada via government sites
Official Documents - USA: official documents of the United States via government sites
Patents: on specialized sites
Profusion Patents

Link no longer active, but you can still consider the listed search tools.


Individual directories & other search tools

Comparative country statistics
International Institute for Management Development World Competitiveness Scoreboard www.imd.ch
Nationmaster.com Comparative international statistics in various categories www.nationmaster.
com/index.php
CIA World Factbook 2001 Country facts, data www.odci.gov/cia/
publications/factbook
InfoNation UN Statistics www.un.org/Pubs/
CyberSchoolBus
/infonation/e_infonation.htm
Statistical Information Help page www.noodletools.
com/debbie/literacies
/mathematics/stats.html
University of Michigan Documents Center Provides sources for finding government and statistical information

www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs

U.S. Census Bureau Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

www.census.gov/prod/
www/statistical-abstract-us.html


Legal


Meta and all-in-one search tools

Information Source Description Web Address
Copernic Legal Resources: information related to laws (state laws and regulations, world governments, legal organizations, etc.) on specialized sites
The Law - USA: US laws
Profusion Federal Government; International Law; Justice; Legal Directories; Legal Forms; Legal News; Legal Research; Legal Tips; Patents; State and Local Government

Link no longer active, but you can still consider the listed search tools.


Individual directories & other search tools

Free Patents Online "provides fast, free patent searching, with powerful features such as PDF downloading, search managment functions, collaborative document folders, and more ... provides professional services including: custom data feeds, sophisticated patent data sanalytics, and comprehensive data solutions for those needing much more than just traditional search capabilities"

www.freepatents
online.com

SearchEngine
Watch.com
Directory of legal search tools www.searchengine
watch.com/links/
article.php/2156201
Big Search Engine Index Search tool guide, "law" branch

www.search-engine-index.co.uk/Reference
/Law_Search

VisioBrand Search tool for name brands, to find the official sites associated with different commercial name brands

https://www.visiobrand.
com


Search Tool Guide for Effective Internet Search           Copyright Baylin Systems, Inc., 2005