Electronic Resources - Information Gateways & Search Engines
 

INFORMATION GATEWAYS

INTUTE
An internet search tool aimed at the higher education community, where the internet sites included have been pre-assessed by subject specialists.
Also look out for:
INTUTE Repository Search Search across 92 UK academic eprints repositories containing academic, educational and research material from these institutions
INTUTE Virtual Training Suite Online tutorials on INTUTE, an information gateway. Excellent for subject approaches to information on the internet

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SEARCH ENGINES

Carrot2
Meta search engine with excellent sorting options

DeepDyve
Search engine aimed at revealing hard to find research in the "Deep web"

Gigablast
Clusters results and suggests alternative search terms

Quintura
Visual search engine

WolframAlpha
Search engine - particularly good for mathematical and computational searches, dates and calculations

ZOO
Search engine comparison tool

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