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Search Engines — A Sampling of Alternatives to Google

Some surprisingly useful general and specialized search engines.

Why This Guide

This small selection of search engines should be helpful when Google — or even Google Advanced Search — results disappoint, or whenever you want to broaden your research by looking at other sources. This guide also includes links to some "non-tracking" search engines.

(But don't give up on Google until you've tried the Advanced Search options)

General Search Engines

Here are a few good general search engines.

For way, way more, see Phil Bradley's list of over 180 web search engines!

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