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Interests: hobbies, lifestyles, social issues
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Country, language, audience, Internet application

Web catalog for particular countries, languages, or cultural groups
International Argentina:
  • Grippo - Argentina
  • Lycos Argentina
  • Yahoo! Argentina
Australia:
  • Go Eureka - Australia
  • Yahoo! Australia
  • Anzwers - Australia
Brazil:
  • AltaVista - Brazil
  • Terra Lycos - Brazil
  • Yahoo! Brazil
Canada:
  • AltaVista - Canada
  • Yahoo! Canada
  • Alcanseek
  • Canada.com
Denmark:
  • Jubii - Denmark
  • Yahoo! Denmark
Europe:
  • Yahoo! Europe
  • Yahoo! Ireland
France:
  • AltaVista - France
  • Nomade France
  • Lycos France
  • Yahoo! France
Germany:
  • AltaVista - Germany
  • Lycos Germany
  • Yahoo! Germany
India:
  • 123 India
  • Khoj India
Italy:
  • AltaVista - Italy
  • Lycos Italy
  • Yahoo! Italy
Latin America:
  • Auyantepui Venezuela
  • Uruquay Total
  • Yahoo! Central America
Mexico:
  • Club Planeta
  • Lycos Mexico
  • Mexico Web
  • Yupi Mexico
Netherlands:
  • AltaVista - Netherlands
  • Lycos Netherlands
  • Track Netherland
  • Vindex Netherland
Norway:
  • AltaVista - Norway
  • Nettguide
  • Yahoo! Norway
Russia:
  • Aport Russia
  • Khochu - Russian
  • Kompas Russian Internet Resources
  • Rambler Russia
  • Russia on the Net
  • Yandex Russian Search Engine
Spain:
  • AltaVista - Spain
  • Lycos Spain
  • Terra Spain
  • Yahoo! Spain
  • Yupi Spain
Sweden:
  • AltaVista - Sweden
  • Lycos Sweden
  • Yahoo! Sweden
United Kingdom:
  • AltaVista - UK
  • Lycos UK
  • Yahoo! UK
Web Open Directory:
  • Open Directory
Search Partners:
  • Overture
Web Search Engines:
  • AltaVista
  • MSN
  • About
  • Adobe PDF
  • AOL
  • LookSmart
  • Lycos
  • Netscape
  • Raging Search
  • Teoma
  • WiseNut
  • AlltheWeb
  • Metacrawler
In all of Profusion's categories, you will see a checkbox for the "Include Web Search Engines" sub-category. This refers to the major U.S.-based or headquartered search engines, the particular sub-set of which is seen here in the Web Search Engines sub-category.


News catalog for particular countries, languages, or cultural groups
Business Business News:  Search Tool Guide: Business, investment, jobs
Discussions Weblogs:
  • Rebecca Mead
  • Kottke
  • MetaFilter
Entertainment Entertainment News: Search Tool Guide: Entertainment, transportation, travel
Sports News: Search Tool Guide: Entertainment, transportation, travel
Finance Finance News: Search Tool Guide: Business, investment, jobs
Health Health News: Search Tool Guide: Health, nutrition, and physical fitness
Legal Legal News: Search Tool Guide: Government, law, official documents/statistics
News (items not covered above in this list) Headline News:
  • BBC News
  • BusinessWire Search
  • CNN
  • IDG.net
  • Internet Wire
  • MSNBC News
  • New York Times - Current Issue
  • NewsAlert - 7day News
  • PR NewsWire - 72 Hours
  • Salon
  • Time
  • URLwire
  • USNews
  • Yahoo! News
News Publications:
  • USNews
  • Find Articles
  • Mag Portal
  • National Geographic News
International News:
  • AltaVista - Canada News
  • Associated Press - 14day Archive
  • BBC News
  • CNN
  • Canada Newswire
  • MSNBC News
  • Lycos News
  • News Index
  • PBS Online NewsHour
  • The London Times
National News:
  • Baltimore Sun - 14 Day
  • Boston Globe - Current Issue
  • CNN
  • Cincinnati.com
  • LA Times
  • MSNBC News
  • Miami Herald
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune - 14 Day
  • Sacramento Bee - 7 days
  • San Jose Mercury News - 7 Days
  • Yahoo! News
National News Archive:
  • Associated Press - 7days Archive
  • Austin Chronicle
  • Cincinnati Enquirer
  • Detroit News Archive
  • Los Angeles Times - Archive
  • New York Post Archive
  • NewsLinx
  • Seattle Times Archive
  • US News - Back Issues
  • Washington Post - 14 Days
Political News:
  • CNN
  • MSNBC News
  • Slate MSN
  • The New Republic
  • Yahoo! News
Technology Tech News: Search Tool Guide: Computers/Internet
Web Headline News: See News category above.


Particular demographic groups
Living Kids:
  • Disney, Kids Click
  • Lycos Zone
  • Yahooligans!
  • FactMonster
  • Animal Information Database
Seniors:
  • AARP
  • Senior Net
Women:
  • IVillage
  • iVillage
  • wwWomen
Web Kid-Safe Sites:
  • Disney
  • Yahooligans!


Discussion board applications
Discussions Business Discussions: Search Tool Guide: Business, investment, jobs
Discussion Archives:
  • Yahoo! Message Boards
Find Discussion Groups:
  • EGroups Discussion
  • Epinions
  • Squeaky Clean News
  • Topica Categories
Finance Discussions: Search Tool Guide: Business, investment, jobs
Health Discussions: Search Tool Guide: Health, nutrition, and physical fitness
Product Reviews: Search Tool Guide: Shopping: other
Tech Discussions: Search Tool Guide: Computers/Internet

File format

Multi-media files: images, audio, or video content
Entertainment and/or Downloads categories Audio and Video:
  • Launch - Artist
  • Launch - Song
  • Launch - Video
  • Wav Central
  • Yahoo! Artist
  • Yahoo! Song
  • Mutopia
Broadcasts: Search Tool Guide: Entertainment, transportation, travel
Games:
  • Total Games Network
Images:
  • AltaVista - Image
  • Ditto
  • Amazing Picture Machine
  • Yahoo! News Photo
  • Yahoo! Picture Gallery
  • NASA Image Exchange
MP3
  • Lycos - MP3


Other files types: presentations, spreadsheets, and others
Reference PDF:
  • Adobe PDF
Search tool abilities

Tools backed by subject matter experts
Reference Expert Directories:
  • Internet Public Library
  • Atlapedia

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Academic references
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Education: teacher, student resources
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Health, fitness, nutrition, weight, safety
Interests: hobbies, lifestyles, social issues
Language tools
Locating people, organizations, places
Shopping: other
SEARCH OTHER THAN BY TOPIC
Country, language, audience, Internet application
File format
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TOOL GUIDE HOME

ABOUT THIS GUIDE

Guide organization
Detailed guide contents

SEARCH BY TOPIC

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
SEARCH OTHER THAN BY TOPIC
Country, language, audience, Internet application
File format
Search tool abilities


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