Category Archives: search engine

August 24th, 2016

Library staff is pleased to announce access to Scopus, a citation database of peer-reviewed literature. What can Scopus do for you? One-stop Search Largest database: 55 million references and growing […]

February 23rd, 2010

Members of the Steenbock staff have been asked to share their reflections about favorite informational products, sites and tools. In this first installment, Bob invites the blog reader to explore […]

November 20th, 2009

Ever wonder what’s going on behind the scenes with your search engine? Take a look at this clever ad (from Weetabix, admittedly) for some amusing insight. And, once you’ve had […]

March 6th, 2009

As a research librarian, I must confess that I am charmed by search engines—particularly ones that can be customized or that can run nifty algorithms to tease-out related records or […]

January 27th, 2009

See who may be talking, so to speak, about topics of interest to you by exploring the Who’s Talkin social media search engine. This search engine pulls in content from […]

August 12th, 2008

A handy PDF Search Engine has hit the Web. While it purports to search for e-book content, this search engine proves quite useful for retrieving other PDF publications including government […]

February 27th, 2008

Have you ever desired your own search engine crafted to search just the sites you know, like and trust? If so, then give Rollyo a go. With Rollyo, you can […]

November 28th, 2007

Search portal Scitopia.org, was created with the collaboration of 15 professional science & technology societies to search the contents of the digital libraries of the participating societies, government documents from […]

September 28th, 2007

Scirus is an openly-accessible Web search engine designed for searching Websites of scientific content—including free Web content and sites where access may be restricted. In this latter instance, UW-Madison users […]