Search tools differ in the types of resources they index, how much of a document they search, and how often they are updated -- and no one search tool covers the entire Internet.
Comparison chart of coverage, search options and other features by type and title of search tool -- from the InfoPeople Project. (If you set your browser font size to 10, you can print it on 2 pages.)
NoodleTools is a set of interactive tools that can help design your online research. Some tools offered by this site are by subscription only, but some are free, such as NoodleBib Express (generates a single MLA- or APA-style bibliographic citation), Choose the Best Search (directs you to sites based on specific information needs) and NoodleQuest (interactive help in developing a web search strategy). Click on NoodleTools for the CCC Library subscription; if you want to use the free tools only use this NoodleTools- free link.
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