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  1. Answers.com. Fast Facts. Great resource if you're looking for the basic information on a subject. Instead of providing just links to where you can find information about your subject, Answers.com gives you the basic facts directly and also provides links to where you can find more information. In the search blank, I inserted the poet's name Emily Dickinson and was very pleased with the results. 1/7/2016
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  2. Clipart search engines. Pictures you can copy to your own computer and use in your own documents. 1/7/2016 
  3. DMOZ. A subject guide created by volunteers who personally examine sites submitted for consideration. 1/11/2016
  4. Dogpile. Uses many different search engines at once to "fetch" search out the information you need. 1/7/2016
  5. Freeality Internet Search Engine. Gives access to many search engines. 1/7/2016
  6. Google. Not only searches through Web sites but also through Newsgroups (Usenet). 1/7/2016 
  7. Google Local. When I first tried this site on Feb. 27, 2006, I was amazed at the results. Just typed in my home address and got a detailed map of the surrounding areas. Then I could get driving directions from my home to any local address I selected. Great source to refer acquaintances to who are looking for directions to your home. Can even get satellite view of your location. Can also get listing and directions by category (e.g., movies, pizza) to local entertainment and businesses. 1/7/2016
  8. Google Scholar. Search for scholarly articles, many of them "peered reviewed," that is checked over by recognized specialists in the subject area of the article. So, for example, if an article is written by John Smith on the subject of diabetes, before the article is published, it is checked over by John Smith's peers -- other experts in diabetes. Also try ScienceDirect for scientific research articles, again peer reviewed. Many of the articles require payment to view the full text, but a substantial number are free. 1/7/2016
  9. Google tutorial. For beginners and advanced searchers, learn all about how to do searches using Google -- the number one search engine. This is not a website created by Google, but a Google user who created her own site to help others use Google. 1/7/2016
  10. Info.com. A metasearch tool compiles at once the findings of several different search engines. 1/11/2016
  11. Infopeople Provides chart giving differences of five popular search engines. 1/11/2016
  12. Mamma. Simultaneously uses different search engines. Similar to Dogpile. 1/11/2016
  13. Oregon. The University of Oregon Libraries provide a comprehensive resource on search tools including "deep" searchers that tap the invisible web not reached by conventional search engines. Refers you to college libraries providing tools to help you search scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, and other sources.1/11/2016
  14. Search. Here is what this site claims to search: "Search the Web by searching the best engines from one place."  When I searched "How religious differ", I got interesting information from various sources including Answers.com, Wikipedia, and Yahoo. 1/7/2016
  15. Search Engine Watch shows their choices of the best searching engines for various categories, including News, Shopping, Kids, for specific Countries. 1/11/2016.
  16. Virtual Salt. World Wide Web Research Tools. More than 140 search engines, including 15 related to just graphics, including art museums. Includes Profusion that claims to search the "invisible web" -- finds sites not picked up by regular search engines, 1/11/2016
  17. Websearch Guide. Devoted to strategies, resources to make you a master Internet researcher. 1/11/2016
  18. Yahoo searches for the answers to your questions. Just type in a question and Yahoo offers answers.1/11/2016
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  1. Amazon.com. Started out just selling books, but today Amazon just about sells anything under the sun. I was curious. Could it sell invisible ink? How about pajamas for dogs? Red ripped jeans?  And finally -- false teeth?  1/12/2016
  2. AutoSite. New car information as well as help in estimating the value of your used car. 1/13/2016
  3. Better Business Bureau of Western Florida. Since I live in Western Florida, this is site I usually check out, but for those of you from other areas of the Country, you can go to the Better Business Bureau site where you can select the Bureau closest to your home. 1/13/2016
  4. Bottom Dollar. Claims to track down the best price for a selected item. 1/13/2016
  5. Consumer Protection.Nervous about shopping on the Internet? Afraid you'll be cheated? Credit card information stolen? Goods never developed? Protect yourself from Internet scams by using this government protection site. 1/13/2016link to categories
  6. Converting foreign currency into U.S. dollars. From Bank of America. 1/13/2016
  7. DealNews. Offers discounts on many products including computers, airplane tickets, DVDs. 1/14/2016
  8. Digital camera buyer's guide from C|Net. Great help for determining what camera is the best for you. 1/14/2016
  9. Do Not Call Registry. It's one thing to shop when you want to, but it's another to be bombarded by phone calls from telemarketers. At this site provided by the Federal Trade Commission, you can sign up on the National registry to inform telemarketers that you want to be excluded from their unwelcomed calls. 1/14/2016
  10. Dell. The most popular online store for selling computers. No matter where you decide to make your computer purchase, it might be a good idea to use this Dell site to help you compare prices. 1/14/2016
  11. Do Not Call List. Register your phone(s), including your cell phone, so that you will make it illegal for telemarketers to call. 12/18/2004
  12. eFloridaCoupons. Discount coupons for Pinellas County. 1/14/2016
  13. Jan's Home Page. Good links to stock market information from various sources. 1/14/2016
  14. PC World  reviews computers, phones, software and much more. I was especially interested in finding software that would help me find duplicate photos on my harddrive.  1/15/2016link to categories
  15. Techbargains. Daily updates on the latest prices of technology products like computers, IPods, cell phones.  1/15/2016
  16. Values of new and used cars. AutoWorld | Edmond's.Car Buying Guide | Kelly's Blue Book.1/15/2016
  17. Walmart. I have used this site several times to do my shopping for gifts. What I like best is that my family and friends in distant parts of the country can return any gift they don't like for an exchange at a local Walmart store.You have to register for a password and an ID. I've been especially happy with their photo development service. Allows me to upload my digital photos to the Wallmart website and pick them at a local Walmart in about an hour. Similar photo development set-up with Walgreens. 1/15/2016

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  1. NewBoxing Insider gives its views on the ten greatest heavy weight boxers. 1/15/2016
  2. Devil Rays. Official home page of our own Tampa Bay Devil Rays. 1/14/2016
  3. ESPN Sportszone. Up-to-date news on every thing connected to sports. 1/15/2016
  4. National Hockey League. 1/15/2016
  5. Yahoo! Scoreboard. Latest scores and standings for all kinds of sports. 1/15/2016

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I selected these sites solely for web surfing practice with my Internet students. I cannot vouch for their truthfulness, nor do I endorse them, nor the products or services they contain. RG
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