Invisible Web Tools:
Other Specialized tools -
SJ Library Databases - Libraries have access to many databases that would otherwise be off-limits to most people. This link leads to a wealth of databases that information about biographies, political speeches, businesses, authors and health, to name a few.
Inside the Book - Amazon Book Text search
The Search Engines
Soople - the easy way to use the advanced features of Google
Tropix - Topix.net may work better. The site monitors breaking news from more than 6,000 sources and lets users filter results by ZIP code.
Findory watches which news links you click on and then emphasizes those types of stories each time you visit.
GeniusFind - categorizes thousands of topic-specific search engines and databases.
Proximity Search - A nifty Google hack called Google API Proximity Search (GAPS) that lets you look for two words within one, two or three words of each other.
MultiMedia search tools:
Education Specific - Teachers
Education Specific - Kids
"How to" specific sites
Additional Links suggested by viewers of this page:
Enchanted Learning - Cross between a dictionary and encyclopedia for K-5
Wikipedia - a free encyclopedia created by volunteers
Tumble Books - Animated taking picture books which teach young children reading
Reading A-Z - Reading materials for early grades
Easy Bib - Fast easy way to create a bibliography all online
HaringKids - interactive coloring books
A+ Math - This web site was developed to help students improve their math skills interactively.
Ultimate Google - the master interface for the Google search engine
updated 6/04- k.wiseman