Student Search Engines


Offers a range of search options and lets you ask plain-language questions (for example, "What causes headaches?") to get answers fast.

Duck Duck Go

The search engine that doesn't track you.

Google Scholar

A subset of the larger Google search index, consisting of full-text journal articles, technical reports, preprints, theses, books, and other documents, including selected Web pages that are deemed to be “scholarly.”

Sweet Search

Sweet Search is a search engine for students.  It searches only the 35,000 web sites that their staff of research
experts, librarians and teachers have evaluated and approved.


Transitioned from its roots as a directory to offering search capabilities in competition with Google. Perform general searches or click on "more" to find other search capabilities, such as jobs and news search options.