Answer.Com: A question and answer site from GuruNet which works really well for definitions, biographies, and explanations.
Blinkx.tv: A video-search service allows searches of news-related video clips, movie trailers, and some radio programs.
Google Maps: The service delivers clear maps and relatively recent satellite images. It is most useful for travel and vacation planning. But it is also fascinating to look at regions that you have never been before from HIGH UP.
MSN Search claims to provide the most up-to-date information by refreshing its list of around five billion websites every two days compared with every two weeks for other search engines.
Information Gateways provides organized and categorized access to particular subjects or topics. Their searches return more relevant result, but may not be as extensive as the one from a search engine. The results may be less up-to-date as they tend to update their database less frequently.
The About Network consists of hundreds of guide sites. The sites cover more than 50,000 subjects with over 1 million links to the best resources on the Internet
Academic Info Academic Info aims to be the premier educational gateway to online High School, College and Research level Internet
BUBL Link BUBL LINK is a catalogue of selected Internet resources covering all academic subject areas and catalogued according to DDC (Dewey Decimal Classification). All items are selected, evaluated, catalogued and described. Links are checked and fixed each month.
Infomine INFOMINE provides a well organized access to important University level research and Educational tools on the Internet. It is being offered as a virtual library and reference tool containing highly useful Internet resources including databases, electronic journals, guides to the Internet for most disciplines, textbooks and conference proceedings.
Internet Public Library, The
The IPL is the first public library of and for the Internet community. Its role is to discover, evaluate, select, organize, and create quality information resources for users.
Resource Discovery Network, The
This is a free Internet service dedicated to providing effective access to high quality Internet resources for the Learning, Teaching and Research community. The service is primarily aimed at Internet users in further and higher Education.
This powerful Internet search tool is developed by Elsevier Science to serve scientists, students and anyone searching for scientific information to chart and pinpoint data, locate university sites, and find reports and articles in a clutter-free, friendly and efficient manner. Scirus differentiates itself from other search engines by concentrating on scientific content only and by searching both web and journal sources.
An enormous online interactive library with an extensive and diverse collection of records relating to culture, history and science. Links to 44 subject gateways.
As part of the UK Resource Discovery Network, the Social Science Information Gateway (SOSIG) is anInternet service which aims to provide a trusted source of selected, high quality Internet information for students, academics, researchers and practitioners in the social sciences, business and law.
WWW Virtual Library
This was one of the first international subject arranged gateways. While it concentrates on US sites, it does list many UK and European ones too.
Dictionary: online English to Other Languages translation dictionary. Languages include: Danish, Dutch, French, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portugese, Russian, Spanish, and others.
Daily Telegraph: Daily newspaper with business news, sport news, science & technology news, fashion and entertainment.
FT is provides analysis of financial markets, industries, and companies, plus clear and insightful content on a full range of business topics. At FT.com, you have easy access to comprehensive business directory, company quotes and data.
International Herald Tribune:IHT is the premier international newspaper for opinion leaders and decision makers around the world. In an era of information overload, those who both make and track decisions on the global level depend upon the IHT as the most complete, credible and concise daily newspaper in the world.
New York Times, The: New York Times Digital (NYTD) is a premier news and
information network for individuals who want a unique perspective on their world.
Washington Post, The: a daily newspaper with business, financial, technology, sport, travel news from all over the world.
Times Online, The: Online daily newspaper with breaking financial, political, and other news from all over the world.
USA Today: an international newspaper whose features include: National News, International News, State News, Washington, Politics, Opinion, Columnists, Supreme Court, Health, Science, Top Sports News, Money issues, Life, Weather, Tech News and more.