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Services for Secondary Schools: Search engines

A guide for teachers and students

Search engines for education

You're probably familiar with Google, Bing and Yahoo. But did you know that no one search engine retrieves all the information available on the internet?

Here are a few additional search engines worth trying:

Duck Duck Go searches multiple search engines and doesn't track your online activities. That means there's less bias in your search results.


SweetSearch emphasizes high quality resources evaluated and approved by educators, librarians and research experts.


Refseek is an academic search engine for students and researchers. 

Getting the most out of Google & Google Scholar


How to use search like a pro: 10 tips and tricks for Google and beyond

Do you know all the tips and tricks to search Google more effectively? Click on the link above to learn more.

Like Refseek, Google Scholar is intended for a scholarly audience. You won't need to wade through a mass of commercial sites, personal blogs and ads to find authoritative information using this search engine. 

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