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Academic Search Engines

Google Scholar

Index of educational literature and published works, from multiple formats and disciplines.

Sweet Search

Sweet Search has multiple search engines for different topics like science, social studies, biographies and history.

Wolfram Alpha

Wolfram Alpha is a computational knowledge engine. Think of it as Google for Math. Check out these examples of what it can do.


Infotopia uses multiple search engines, with results edited by educators, to create a deep search system for documents, images, or presentations.

Library of Congress

If it’s been published, you’ll find it here. The official United States Library of Congress catalog portal.


Check out up to 3 eBooks at a time, for a 15 day period (for FREE) with the full archives of over 2000 academic publications.


Indexed by educators, IPL2 has searchable information by subject, with a large catalog of magazines and newspaper archives.


Acces SSRN’s eLibrary of published studies and information about topics such like the Humanities, Economics, Sociology, Anthropology, and Political Science.

Study Navigator

Encyclopedias, quotations, university archives, dictionaries, thesauruses, mathematics conversion tables and calculators.

Study Navigator

Virtual library of internet resources for faculty, students and research staff, developed by the University of California.

Search Engine Tutorials

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