Search the Internet ...  & Sharpen Your Search Skills

Sharpen your skills with the search tips and tutorials further down the page. or find information on the internet right now by using the popular search tools below. 
    Link to Google search engine
    Link to ixquick, a fast, private way to search multiple search engines.
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    Internet Skills for Beginners to Advanced

    Become an Expert at Google

    Below are links to sites that show you how to go beyond your basic Google. They offer tips for intermediate and advanced internet users. Learn to use more of the hidden features of Google and sharpen your search strategies and skills.

    Search for a Language Other than English

    Google Preferences can be set to search for websites in your preferred language.

    The Search Engine Colossus offers an international directory of search engines that are popular in  many different countries.


    Visit our Library Web Links in Spanish for quick access to useful sites.

    These "librarian's choice" links will help you get started on popular online topics from adult education online to weather.

    Click to return to the full list of Library Internet Links.

    Search Engines & Advanced
    Search Strategies

    If you didn't find it on Google, that doesn't mean it's not on the Internet.

    Even a well-designed search engine like Google only samples a small proportion of all that exists on the net.

    Learn about specialized search strategies and search engines here.

    MetaSearch Tools
    For the widest possible net search, use a metasearch tool like Ixquick. A metasearch tool searches many web indexes such as Bing, Yahoo, and Google at the same time. See other metasearch tools in this list maintained by Southern Oregon University.