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Services for Secondary Schools: Search engines

A guide for teachers and students

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? 

Try these less familiar search engines

Duck Duck Go logo

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


Sweet Search logo

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


Refseek logo

Refseek is an academic search engine for students and researchers. 

Searching with Google

Searching Google Scholar

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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