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1. Copyright 2. Websites Evaluation Criteria
3. Information Literacy 4. Plagiarism
5. Citation Styles 6. Thesis and Dissertation Writing Guides
7. Online Survey Questionnaire 8. Online Translation
9. Softwares 10. Scholarly Resources
11. Electronic Journals 12. Electronic Books
13. Acronym Finder 14. Glossaries
15. Dictionaries 16. Thesauruses
17. Quotations 18. Encyclopaedias
19. Almanacs 20. Fact Book
21. Biography 22. Directories
23. Travel 24. Map
25. News 26. Weather
27. Financial Aid 28. Email Service Provider
29. Web Search Engine 30. Social Search Engine
31. Creative Commons Search 32. Wiki Search Engine
33. Blog Search Engine 34. Image Search Engine
35. Video Search Engine 36. Meta Search Engine
37. Web Directory 38. Social Network
39. Trail Access Resources 40. Others

Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page 1. Copyright : Copyright is a legal concept, enacted by most governments, giving the creator of an original work exclusive rights to it, usually for a limited time.
Copyright : Excellent and clearly written articles on what and how copyright does and does not protect, fair use and more.
Chilling Effects : This website mainly deals with Copyright and DMCA, Fan Fiction, John Doe Anonymity, Linking, Patent, Protest Parody and Criticism, Trade Secret Trademark.
Copyright and Fair Use : Includes relevant statutes, judicial opinions, regulations, treaties, library guidelines, articles on fair use. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

2. Websites Evaluation Criteria : Evaluating website is a part of the research process. This page will list the websites evaluation criteria or evaluation checklist.
Make Evaluating Websites a PART of the Research Process : It provide a form to evaluate the websites.
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: or, Why It’s a Good Idea to Evaluate Web Sources : It give a checklist to evaluate the websites.
Web Page Evaluation Checklist : It provide a form to evaluate the websites. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

3. Information Literacy : Information Literacy is the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively use that information for the issue or problem at hand.
Texas Information Literacity Tutorial (TILT) : TILT is an educational Web site designed to introduce first-year students to research sources and skills.
Educom Review : nformation Literacy as a Liberal Art : Information Literacy as a Liberal Art. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

4. Plagiarism : The practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own.
Plagiarism : A web site of news articles, plagiarism detection tools, copyright information, case studies, and tips for instructors put together by librarian Sharon Stoerger.
New Plagiarism : Seven antidotes to prevent highway robbery in an electronic age.
Anti-Plagiarism Strategies for Research Papers : Strategies for addressing and preventing plagiarism in the digital age. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

5. Citation Styles : A citation is a reference to a published or unpublished source.
American Psychological Association (APA) Style : American Psychological Association (APA) style is an academic format specified in The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, a style guide that offers academic authors guidance on various subjects for the submission of papers to the publications of APA. Click APA Formatting and Style Guide for a free guide.
Modern Language Association (MLA) : The MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (2008) is the third edition of The MLA Style Manual, first published by the Modern Language Association of America in 1985. Click MLA Formatting and Style Guide for a free guide.
The Chicago Manual of Style : The Chicago Manual of Style (abbreviated in writing as CMS or CMOS (the version used on its website), or verbally as Chicago) is a style guide for American English published since 1906 by the University of Chicago Press.Click Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide for a free guide.
Zotero: Free download : Zotero is free and open-source reference management software to manage bibliographic data and related research materials (such as PDFs). Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

6. Thesis and Dissertation Writing Guides : The following resources provide tips on writing thesis and dissertation.
How to Write Your Thesis : It provides useful information that will help in writing your thesis.
How to Write a PhD Thesis : It provides some usefull tips for writing a thesis.
Writing a Thesis : It provides some usefull tips for writing a thesis.
Writing a research thesis : It provides some usefull tips for writing a thesis.
Writing and Presenting Your Thesis or Dissertation : It provides some usefull tips for writing a thesis. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

7. Online Survey Questionnaire : These tools can be used to design online survey questionnaire. They will also help to host, process and analysis it.
Google Drive: Docs : It helps to design, host and collect data in the form of form with text, multiple choice, checkboxes, choose from a list, grid, scale type of questions as well as help in analysing them.
Survey Monkey : SurveyMonkey is the world’s most popular online survey tool. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

8. Online Translation : The following tools will help you to translate text from one launguage to others.
Google Translate : Google Translate is a free statistical multilingual machine-translation service provided by Google Inc. to translate written text from one language into an other. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

9. Softwares : The following softwares will help in the different stages of your academic work.
Download Accelerator Plus : Download Accelerator Plus speed up the downloading of files. Download can also be resuming at any point, works in Windows platform.
QuickTime 7 : QuickTime 7 is a plug in for browser to display and play movies. Facilities for compression of video files are also available.
Google Talk : Google Talk is a freeware voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) client application offered by Google Inc for video chat.
RealPlayer: Media Manager : RealPlayer helps to play Online Videos, plus Download, Save, Organize, and Share Videos.
Smaller Animals Software: Thumbnail Image Creator : It helps to create thumbnail form of any image for integration into webpage to speed up the process of downloading.
Firefox: Internet Browser : Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser developed for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux, coordinated by Mozilla Corporation and Mozilla Foundation.
Google Chrome: Internet Browser : Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine.
Columbus: Internet Browser : Columbus is a web-browser with useful built-in features.
Opera: Internet Browser : Opera is the fastest browser available and offers lots of features. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

10. Scholarly Resources : Find the scholarly resources over E-Print Servers, Archieve, Institutional Repositories, Digital Libraries, Directories and such others that host the preprints, reprints, of scholarly articles.
Search All Indian Institutional Repositories: This Google custom search engine search 51+ institutional repositories in India. Try it locate thesis, journal article, institutional publication in India.
Cogprints : CogPrints is an electronic archive for self-archive papers in any area of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Linguistics, and many areas of Computer Science, Philosophy, Biology, Medicine, Anthropology, as well as any other portions of the physical, social and mathematical sciences that are pertinent to the study of cognition.
eLibrary : It contain electronic paper Collection of over 371,200 downloadable full text documents in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.
CiteSeer : CiteSeer is a public search engine and digital library for scientific and academic papers, primarily in the fields of computer and information science.
Google Scholar : Google Scholar is a place to search peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
Digital Repository Infrastructure Vision for European Research (DRIVER) : Digital Repository Infrastructure Vision for European Research (DRIVER) search for more than 6,420,000 documents in 346 repositories from 45 countries
Internet Archive : The Internet Archive offers permanent storage of and free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, music, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.
Digital Library of India : Digital Library of India, part of the online services of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and partner in the Million Book Project, provides free access to many books in English and Indian languages.
The European Library : The European Library offers quick and easy access to the collections of the 48 National Libraries of Europe and leading European Research Libraries.
Scirus : Scirus is a comprehensive science-specific search engine that focused on scientific information.
CiteULike : CiteULike is based on the principle of social bookmarking and is aimed to promote and to develop the sharing of scientific references amongst researchers.
OAIster : OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open access resources that was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH).
Scopus : Scopus, officially named SciVerse Scopus, is a bibliographic database containing abstracts and citations for academic journal articles.
University of Idaho Library, Repositories of Primary Sources : A listing of over 5000 websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar.
arXiv : arXiv provide open access to 808,839 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.
HighWire Free Online Full-text Articles : HighWire Press holds 2,141,927 free full-text articles and 6,732,230 total articles.
BASE : Bielefeld Academic Search Engine.
PubMed Central (PMC) : PMC is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) : RePEc is a collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in 75 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in Economics and related sciences.
Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR) : You can search the content of all the repositories registered in ROAR by using the Google Custom Search Engine.
CERN Document Server (CDS) : CERN Document Server search 1,239,271 articles, reports and multimedia content in HEP.
DOCUTICKER : Countless high-quality, free full-text reports are available on the web, from a range of think tanks, NGOs, academic institutes and government agencies.
E-thesis : E-thesis site contains doctoral dissertations and other publications from the University of Helsinki. All of these full-text publications are freely accessible via the Internet.
IndCat: Online Catalogue of Theses : Union database of Theses covers the bibliographic Metadata of Doctoral Theses submitted to 275 Universities/Institutes in India. It has over 2,48,774 unique records from all subject areas.
Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) at VT : 21,129 VT ETDs are available for search and browse.
Alldissertations.com : Alldissertations.com is a collection of dissertations and theses from the universities all over the world.
Academic Archive Online (DiVA) : DiVA portal is a finding tool and an institutional repository for research publications and student theses written at 30 universities and colleges of higher education.
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) : Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD), an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs).
INTECH : InTech has collaborated with more than 79361 authors and published 2022 books and 7 journals with the aim of providing free online access to high-quality research and helping leading academics to make their work visible and accessible to diverse new audiences around the world.
INFOMINE : Scholarly Internet Resource Collections.
OpenThesis : OpenThesis is a free repository of theses, dissertations, and other academic documents, coupled with powerful search, organization, and collaboration tools.
Index to theses : A comprehensive listing of theses with abstracts accepted for higher degrees by universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland since 1716.
Mahatma Gandhi NREGA Knowledge for Action : Mahatma Gandhi NREGA Knowledge for Action aim to serve as an information base for the policy makers, think tanks and grassroots organizations and enable them to utilize the benefits of the knowledge to design strong safety nets, design sustainable livelihood processes, and ensure sustainability of natural resources. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

11. Electronic Journals : Electronic journals, also known as ejournals, e-journals, and electronic serials, are scholarly journals or intellectual magazines that can be accessed via electronic transmission.
Search All Indian Open Access Journals: This Google custom search engine search 450+ Open Access Journals published in India. Try it locate articles from Indian Open Access Journals. A mirror version of this custom search engine also available at Registry of Indian Open Access Journals: Search for Articles
Open Access Journals Search Engine (OAJSE) : You can use this interface to search and browse 4700+ open access journals published in English. The journals are categorized into more than 113 popular subjects. The site use Google Custom Search engine and custom search engine on the fly to locate relevant article.
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) : DOAJ covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.
Public Library of Science (PLOS) : PLOS is a nonprofit open access scientific publishing project aimed at creating a library of open-access journals and other scientific literature under an open content license. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

12. Electronic Books If you are looking for an online book to read over the web or download it for use in home, then consult the following platforms.
Google Book Search : Go to Google Book Search Advance Options, and then click on “Full view only” against “Search”. Note: selecting “Full view only” means works that are either public domain or Creative Commons. Another option is selection of “Publication Date” “Return content published between” “Jan 1776” and “Dec 1923”. Note: Generally all books that are published before 1923 are fall under public domain though in such cases you might missed some others as there are titles also that are published after 1923 but fallen into public domain.
The Online Book Page : The Online Book Page list over 1 million free books on the Web.
Books-On-Line : Offers over 144086 electronic books arranged in Dewey Decimal Classification. Most of the books are free for viewing or downloading. Topics include New Titles, Biography, Mystery, Science Fiction, Civil War, Fiction, History, and Computers.
World Public Library : The World Public Library Collection shelves more than 2,000,000+ PDF eBooks in 100+ languages, containing 125 of the finest eBook and eDocument collections published on the Internet today.
LibriVox: free audiobooks : LibriVox provides free audiobooks from the public domain. There are several options for listening.
Ebook and Texts Archive : Download free books and texts. The Internet Archive Text Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children’s books, historical texts and academic books.
Open Library : The World’s classic literature at your fingertips. Over 1,000,000 free ebook titles available.
ManyBooks.net : There are more than 29,000 eBooks available for Kindle, Nook, iPad and most other eReaders, and they’re all free.
On-Line Book Page : Listing over 1 million free books on the Web.
Project Gutenberg : An impressive online collection of free online e-books (in the public domain and are trustworthy editions).
World Digital Library : The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.
Feedbooks : Go to Feedbooks and make a search by using “Creative Commons” search filter.
Free-eBooks.net : Free-Ebooks.net is the internet’s #1 online source for free ebook downloads, resources and authors.
Gutenberg : Project Gutenberg is a high-quality clean-text ebooks, some audio-books.
WordIQ.com: E-Books : WordIQ.com’s eBook section offers a wide variety of online books, novels, and general public domain publications. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

13. Acronym Finder : Acronym finder will find a word formed from the initial letters of other words. Acronym is also known as abbreviation or Initialism.
Acronym Finder : With more than 1,000,000 human-edited definitions, Acronym Finder is the world’s largest and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

14. Glossaries : A glossary, also known as an idioticon, vocabulary, or clavis, is an alphabetical list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms.
Metaglossary : Metaglossary define over 2,000,000 terms, phrases and acronyms. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

15. Dictionaries : A dictionary is a reference book containing words usually alphabetically arranged along with information about their forms, pronunciations, functions, etymologies, meanings, and syntactical and idiomatic uses.
Langenberg.com – Dictionary, Thesaurus, Rhyming, Quotations, Anagrams, & Computing Dictionaries : A keyword searchable meta-index for locating definitions, thesauri, quotations, and anagrams of English words or phrases and computer terms in many sources on the Internet.
ALLwords.com : A free online English dictionary with the ability to search for words in English, German, Dutch, French, Italian, and Spanish. All English words have “wav” files that provide pronunciation of that word.
Dictionary : Dictionary.com LLC’s online and mobile properties are destinations for learning and word discovery.
Online Etymology Dictionary : This is a map of the wheel-ruts of modern English. Etymologies are not definitions; they’re explanations of what our words meant and how they sounded 600 or 2,000 years ago.
WordIQ.com: Dictionary : WordIQ.com offer access to Webster’s Dictionary, WordNet Dictionary, Wikipedia’s Encyclopedia, Computing Dictionary (Jargon), Medical Dictionary, and Moby Thesaurus II.
OneLook Dictionaries : The OneLook Dictionaries page provides two approaches to finding definitions for a word: Search the OneLook Dictionary indexes for the word, or Link directly to a dictionary page. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

16. Thesauruses : A thesaurus is a reference work that lists words grouped together according to similarity of meaning (containing synonyms and sometimes antonyms).
Information Please: Thesaurus : The Infoplease thesaurus gives you access to more than 150,000 synonyms.
Bartleby.com: Thesaurus : It provide access to Roget’s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases.
Merriam Webster Online Thesaurus : It provide access to Merriam Webster Online Thesaurus.
Thesaurus.com : Provide access to thousands of words. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

17. Quotations : A group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author or speaker.
Bartlett’s Quotations : The 120,000 most authoratative quotations on the web, with 50,000 other short selections.
Brainy Quotes : BrainyQuote is the world’s largest quotation site.
Quoteland.com : Find thousands of quoatations. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

18. Encyclopaedias : An encyclopaedia is a work that contains information on all branches of knowledge or treats comprehensively a particular branch of knowledge usually in articles arranged alphabetically by subject.
Encyclopaedia Britannica : Provide the world’s most authoritative and comprehensive information, Britannica has covered virtually every field of knowledge. It also includes biographies, gallery demo, its own online bookstore, etc. Searchable index.
Encyclopedia — Smithsonian, History Channel, Wikipedia, Canadian Encyclopedia & Fact Monster : A keyword searchable meta-index for locating names, terms and phrases in encyclopedias and biographical dictionaries.
The Encyclopedia Mythica : The Encyclopedia Mythica is an on-line encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, and legend. It contains hundreds of definitions of gods and goddesses, supernatural beings, legendary creatures and monsters from all over the world. There are over 200 mythology images on the site.
Encyclopedia.com : Encyclopedia.com has more than 100 trusted sources, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and thesauruses with facts, definitions, biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, word origins, and abbreviations.
Symbols.com : It is an online encyclopedia of graphic symbols that contains more than 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics. In 1,600 articles their histories, uses, and meanings are thoroughly discussed. The signs range from ideograms carved in mammoth teeth by Cro-Magnon men, to hobo signs and subway graffiti.
Everything2 :
: Everything2 or E2 for short, is a collaborative Web-based community consisting of a database of interlinked user-submitted written material.
Ezine : EzineArticles, founded by Chris Knight, is an article directory that accepts unpaid submissions from authors, in exchange for links to the authors’ websites and visibility for their work.
Answers : Answers.com is an Internet-based knowledge exchange, which includes WikiAnswers, ReferenceAnswers, VideoAnswers, and five international language Q&A; communities.
How Stuff Works (HSW) : HowStuffWorks is a commercial edutainment website that was founded by Marshall Brain with the goal of giving its target audience an insight into the way in which many things work.
Reference : Reference.com is an online encyclopedia, thesaurus, and dictionary. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

19. Almanacs : The almanac (also spelled almanack) is an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field (mostly covering information about rising and setting of moons, periods of low and high tides, climate or weather related information) often arranged according to the calendar.
Daily Almanac : Find information about today, such as Today’s Birthdays, Today’s News, Today’s Word Quiz, This Day in History, etc. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

20. Fact Book : A publication containing facts organized in a systematic way.
Country Reports : CountryReports provides over 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world. With unique content from around the world, our members rely on us to keep our database concise and current.
The Pulitzer Prizes : The Pulitzer Prizes provides a chronological list of all prize winners since 1917, a searchable database of all prize winners by year, category, author or explanatory text, and archives of all Pulitzer Prize-winning works, including photos, editorial cartoons, music clips and the full text of all winning articles.
The World Factbook : The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

21. Biography : A biography is a description or account of the series of events making up of someone’s life, which is usually published in the form of a book or an essay, or in some other form, such as a film.
Biographical Dictionary : This dictionary covers more than 19,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day.
Biographie.net : Biographie.net is s biographical search-engine, which indexes more than 2500 biographies, in English, French, spanish.
Biography.com : Biography.com contains over 20,000 searchable and browsable in-depth biographies, discussion lists, etc.
Dead People Server : A list of interesting celebrities who are, or might plausibly be dead, with information as to who has really Rung Down the Curtain and Joined the Choir Invisible, and who’s Just Resting.
The Nobel Prize Internet Archive : An annotated, hyperlinked list of all Nobel laureates in the categories of literature, physics, chemistry, peace, economics, or physiology and medicine.
Made How : The site provides step by step descriptions of the assembly and the manufacturing process (complemented with illustrations and diagrams) Each product also has related information such as the background, how the item works, who invented the product, raw materials that were used, product applications, by-products that are generated, possible future developments, quality control procedures, etc. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

22. Directories : A directory is an alphabetical or classified list containing names and addresses.
Who.is : It provide information on the domain name, organization name, address, and contact. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

23. Travel : Travel means to go on or as if on a trip or tour.
How far is it? : This service uses the University of Michigan Geographic Name Server and a supplementary database of world cities to find the latitude and longitude of two places, and then calculates the distance between them (as the crow flies). It also provides a map showing the two places, using the Xerox PARC Map Server.
Airlines of the World : Provides links to airlines Web sites around the world. Very comprehensive and useful for looking up air ticket prices and flight schedules.
MapQuest : Provides interactive atlas, maps, and other trip planning tools.
Travel Library : Contains travel information such as travel agencies, accommodations, transportation, and activities, as well as other travel tips around the world.
Time Zone Converter : This is a worldwide time zone converter.
Universal Currency Converter : Provides interactive foreign exchange rate conversion for any country in the world on Internet.
World Currencies : World Currencies provided by the CNN Financial Network, it is a currency converter for countries around the world. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

24. Map : A map is the representation of the celestial sphere or part of it.
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection : Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection holds more than 230,000 maps covering every area of the world.
Information Please: Atlas : Provide map of the world and any part of it. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

25. News : News means a report of recent events.
CNN : Contains stories from every part of the globe as well as comments from neighbors down the street. There are news briefs, but there are also comprehensive examinations of major issues and events.
Newspapers – USA and Worldwide : Provides links to many newspapers in all categories, to local newspapers by states, and to weather information. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

26. Weather : Weather means state of the atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness.
Intellicast : Provides information on and links to USA and the world weather, travelers sites, and ski reports, etc. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

27. Financial Aid : These institutes can be approach for financial aid in study.
FinAid : Provides links to sources of information about student financial aid.
Grantsinfo.us : This site offers a list of government grants and scholarships available in a database format.
Reference Service Press : Reference Service Press is committed to collecting, organizing, and disseminating in both print and electronic formats – the most current and accurate information available on scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, internships, and other types of funding opportunities. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

28. Email Service Provider : Email Service Provider (ESP) is an organization which provides email servers to send, receive, and store email.
Gmail : Gmail is a free, advertising-supported email service provided by Google.
Yahoo! Mail : Yahoo! Mail is a free e-mail service offered by the American search engine company Yahoo!.
Hotmail : Hotmail is a free web-based email service operated by Microsoft as part of Windows Live. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

29. Web Search Engine: If you want to expand your search to all over internet, and your query is of general in nature then consult the general purpose web search engine like Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc. Here only those search engines are included that have an alexa rank of less than 100.
Google : Google Search is the most-used search engine on the World Wide Web, receiving several hundred million queries each day through its various services.
Yahoo : Yahoo! Search is a web search engine, owned by Yahoo! Inc.
Bing : Bing (formerly Live Search, Windows Live Search, and MSN Search) is a web search engine from Microsoft.
Ask : Ask (originally known as Ask Jeeves) is a question answering focused web search engine founded in 1996 by Garrett Gruener and David Warthen in Berkeley, California.
AOL : AOL Inc. is an American global brand company that develops, grows, and invests in brands and web sites. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

30. Social Search Engine When your query is general in nature but you want the most relevant results then consult the social search engine.
Digg : Digg is a social news website. It allows people to vote web content up or down, called digging and burying, respectively.
Reddit : Reddit is a social news and entertainment website where the registered users submit content in the form of either a link or a text “self” post.
Newsvine : Newsvine is a community-powered, collaborative journalism news website which draws content from its users and syndicated content from mainstream sources such as The Associated Press.
NowPublic : NowPublic is a user-generated social news website. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

31. Creative Commons Search : Creative Commons Search will find content you can share, use and remix.
Search.Creativecommons.Org : Creative Commons Search will find content you can share, use and remix. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

32. Wiki Search Engine If you are on the way of preparing some notes or articles on some topics and you are looking for the information that can be reuse, then consult the Wiki Search Engine. However please read the policy regarding the amount of reusable information in the site, and don’t ever forget to provide a reference to the consulted site.
Qwika : Qwika search 21,964,380 articles in 1,158 wikis.
Wiki.com : Wiki.com is built on Google Custom Search Engine.
Wikia – Search : Wikia maintain over 200,000 wikis across an impressive array of subjects spanning virtually all aspects of popular culture: from video games, TV and movies to sports, food, fashion, and current events. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

33. Blog Search Engine A blog is a discussion or informational site published on the World Wide Web and consisting of discrete entries (posts) typically displayed in reverse chronological order. The Blog Search Engine search the blogs. If you want to spread your search to news sites only or when you are looking for current information in any particular subject then consult the Blog Search Engine.
Yippy Blogs : Yippy Blogs combines Vivísimo’s federated search and clustering capabilities to bring you the best blog search on the web.
Technorati : Founded as the first blog search engine, Technorati has expanded to a full service media company providing services to the blogs and social media sites and connecting them with advertisers who want to join the conversation, and whose online properties introduce blog content to millions of consumers.
Google Blog Search : Google Blog Search is a specialized service of Google which is used to search blogs.
Icerocket : IceRocket is generally for blog searches but has expanded into searching the popular social networking websites Twitter and Facebook as well as allowing searching of news and the world wide web.
Blogdigger : Blogdigger uses state of the art syndication technologies, such as RSS and Atom, to index blog content and make it available for search. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

34. Image Search Engine Image search engines restrict the search to image only.
Google Image Search : Google Images is a search service created by Google and introduced in July 2001, that allows users to search the Web for image content.
Yahoo Images Search : Yahoo Images Search is a search service created by Yahoo that allows users to search the Web for images.
AOL Search, Images :
Bing Image Search :
Photobucket : Photobucket is an image hosting, video hosting, slideshow creation and photo sharing website.
Ask Image Search :
Flickr : Flickr is an image hosting and video hosting website, web services suite, and online community that was created by Ludicorp in 2004 and acquired by Yahoo! in 2005.
MorgueFile : MorgueFile host high resolution free reference images for your illustration, comp or design needs.
SmugMug : SmugMug is a photo sharing service. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

35. Video Search Engine Consult the Video Search Engine, when you are looking for the Movies, MP3 or like other media files. Here only those search engines are included that have an alexa rank of less than 1,000.
Youtube : YouTube is a video-sharing website on which users can upload, view and share videos.
Vimeo : Vimeo is a U.S.-based video-sharing website on which users can upload, share and view videos.
Metacafe : Metacafe is a video-sharing website that specializes in short-form video entertainment in the categories of movies, video games, sports, music and TV.
Dailymotion : Dailymotion is a French video-sharing website on which users can upload, share and view videos.
Photobucket : Photobucket is an image hosting, video hosting, slideshow creation and photo sharing website.
Liveleak : LiveLeak is a video sharing website that lets users post and share videos.
National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) : NPTEL provides E-learning through online Web and Video courses in Engineering, Science and humanities streams. The mission of NPTEL is to enhance the quality of Engineering education in India by providing free online courseware. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

36. Meta Search Engine If one needs a very thorough search over internet, Meta search engine can save time. Some Meta Search Engine searches multiple sites at the same time, while some other performs the search in one search engine at a time. Here only those meta search engines are included that have an alexa rank of less than 10,000.
Dogpile : Dogpile is a search engine that fetches results from Google, Yahoo!, Yandex, and includes results from several other popular search engines, including those from audio and video content providers.
Search.com : Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

37. Web Directory A web directory or link directory is a directory on the World Wide Web. It specializes in linking to other web sites and categorizing those links.
About.com : About.com is an online resource site. The site’s content, which consists of articles, online courses, and multimedia, are organized into channels consisting of various topics, which are authored and maintained by freelance writers referred to as “Guides”.
Internet Public Library : The Internet Public Library (IPL, ipl2) is a non-profit, largely student-run website at Drexel University.
Open Directory Project : The Open Directory Project (ODP), also known as Dmoz (from directory.mozilla.org, its original domain name), is a multilingual open content directory of World Wide Web links.
HotVsNot.Com : HotVsNot.com is a premium web directory focused on providing high-quality, well-categorized listings of business-related websites.
Jayde : Jayde.com is the Premier Business to Business Search Engine. All of your business search needs in one place.
Web World Directory / World Site Index : Web World Directory is human indexed directory organized by topic, offering free and paid inclusion of quality sites. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

38. Social Network : Here only those social network are included that have an alexa rank of less than 1000.
Facebook : Facebook is the world’s largest network, where you can get connected with your friends, upload photo, video, etc.
Twitter : Twitter is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as “tweets”.
Hi5 : Hi5 is a social networking site based in San Francisco, California. The company was founded in 2003 by Ramu Yalamanchi. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

39. Trail Access Resources : Here in this category, you will find resources that provide trail access to KKHSOU’s library members. Click Here to Go to the Top of the Page

40. Others :
Date of Origin: Sunday, December 23, 2012. Last Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012