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. 
    search google
    search ixquick
    search yahoo

    Internet: 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.
    Go Beyond Google

    Specialized Search Engines
    & Advanced Search Strategies

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

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

    Learn about specialized search strategies and search engines here.


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

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

    Searching in Languages 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 in that language.
    Image, a skeleton figurine searches on, through the ages.

    MetaSearch Tools

    Searching for something rare and hard to find?  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.