Research Search Engines
An academic search engine curated by librarians, teachers, and education workers. Also searchable by category, such as art, health, science, or technology.
Ask a question or enter a topic to find scholastic results from universities and government websites. A great resource for students and teachers, this search engine finds various formats of results and allows you to easily narrow your criteria as you search.
A collection of results articles from education-related literature including journals, books, technical reports, policy papers, and more. Searches can be limited to peer-reviewed sources or full text documents as well.
Other Research Sources
An e-resource that includes thousands of journal and magazine articles, newspapers, photographs, pictures, maps, and other reference materials for all ages.
What Should I Read Next?
A website to help you find new books to read based on books you have read and enjoyed.
This search engine pulls from 120 million publications, and can be searched by topic or field of study. For example, if you are interested in computer science, you can browse topics such as artificial intelligence, computer security, telecommunications, and more.
Known as a computational knowledge engine, this provides answers rather than search results. Simply type in a question and a list of answers will be generated. This can also be used for Math.
This website gives you a visual map of books that you may like to read based on books that you have already read. You can create an account to save your preferences and history.
Google's scholarly search engine.
Results are from scholarly databases, and citations for
each result are provided.
Content Area Search Engines
World Wide Science
Operated by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, World Wide Science pulls from over 70 countries and displays translated results from journals and academic resources.
A source for legal topics, results are drawn from legal sites and can be filtered into categories such as news, blogs, government, and commercial among others.
The perfect search engine in relation to healthcare. Sponsored by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, this database contains more than 3 million full-text journal articles.