This documents collects some of the most useful search engines available on the WWW. Suggestions for additions are welcome!

Information Servers

See also:
Global Online Directory (GOD) - UK based
Yellow Pages Online - UK based

Spider-based WWW Catalogs

WebCrawler (Search WWW document content) AND words together

Open Text Search

RBSE's URL database (Search WWW document full text)


Archieplex (Swiss server at SWITCH)

The Language List


WhoWhere Search (suggested by Greg Sherwin)

Ph gateway at

See also:
FOUR11 Directory Services


Rik Harris' Abstracts Index

The Unified CS TR Index

Computer Science TR Archive Sites

OO Bibliography (object-oriented and related papers)

Gopher Catalog of Electronic Texts

See also:
Cornell University's Technical Report Library


WAIS FAQ Search at Utrecht University

Gopher FAQ Search

Search news.announce.conferences

Search today's usenet news

HTTP Information
Zippo News Service


BSD/386 Hypertext Man Pages

CUI Computer Science Library

See also:
Nexor's Public Services
RFC index at Nexor
Internet Draft Index at Nexor

Other Interesting Things

Acronym Search

Say (Text to Speech Translator)

See also:
American recordings
WIRED Archive
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
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