100 Useful Niche Search Engines You’ve Never Heard Of

June 21, 2008

Look at an interesting list of search engines:

“This list features a huge variety of search engines that can be useful to students, including tools that find photos, sound effects, summer internships, health and medical information, reference guides, and a lot more.”

Search engines are located in categories:


Search blogs, games and even forum postings for non school-related information and fun.

Quick Answer Guides

Head to these search engines when you have a specific question that needs to be answered quickly.

City Guides and Travel

Get to know your college town a little better, or plan a vacation or study abroad trip with these search engines.

Shopping Search Engines

Find customer reviews, product information and shopping sites with these search engines.


Business students and those interested in staying current on business news and trends can take advantage of these niche search engines to help them prepare for class and life after graduation.

Academic and Reference

Find reliable and authoritative sites here to help you with homework and class projects.

Social Media and People

User-generated content and user-driven sites like these often result in more relevant search results for you.


These search engines offer more than just ordinary searches. Enjoy using features like shared searches, saved memory and specific search options.

TV, Video and Radio

Look up video clips for class presentations or discover new radio sites and web streams through these search tools.

Medical Students and Health Search

This list will not only help medical students research authoritative journals and publications, college students wanting to do more than just Google their symptoms can find health advice and medical resources by using these search engines.

Law Students

Law students gain access to court rulings, history and political sciences resources, and other law material here.

Metasearch and Megasearch Engines

The following search engines work extra hard to bring you information from other search engines at the same time, including Google, Yahoo!, MSN, and others.

Photos, Images and Visual Search Engines

Make your search a more visual experience by checking out these tools.

News Searches

College students need to stay current on business, technology, cultural and political news, so use these search engines to guide you through homework discussions, projects and more.

Jobs and Real Estate

Turn to these search engines to help you with your search for a summer internship, your first apartment or a job post-graduation.

In each category you will find a list of search engines.


50 Google tools

June 20, 2008

When researching on the Web it may be useful to use some Google tools.

There is a list of 50 Google tools that include such categories of tools:

  • basic tools
  • maps and travel
  • Web browsing and development
  • Social networking and Communication
  • Custom search tools
  • Miscellaneous Google tools