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Reference & Knowledge Management: Search Engines & Tools

Google - ''named for the mathematical term "googol", Google operates web sites at many international domains, with the most trafficked being www.google.com. Google is widely recognized as the "World's Best Search Engine" and is fast, accurate and easy to use. '

Google labs showcases a few of our favorite ideas that aren't quite ready for prime time. Your feedback can help us improve them. Please play with these prototypes and send your comments directly to the Googlers who developed them.

Google News (BETA) - presents information culled from approximately 4,500 news sources worldwide and automatically arranged to present the most relevant news first. Topics are updated continuously throughout the day, so you will see new stories each time you check the page.

Google News Alerts - are sent by email when news articles appear online that match the topics you specify.

Google Web Alerts (BETA) - Google Web Alerts are sent by email when there is new information on the web matching the search you specify.

Search Tools

Copernic Agent - takes Internet searching to a whole new level: it doesn't leave you only with search results, it's loaded with advanced management features like filtering, grouping and summarizing.