Web navigation is really pretty easy. The Web, itself, contains all the indexing, pointers, and assistance you are likely to need as long as you know where to look. While there is no one perfect Internet search engine, some are more popular than others. Try them out and see which is the easiest for you to use and, at the same time, provides you with the information that you are looking for. I am constantly updating my search engines page, which you might want to visit too.
Shelia Harbet, Ph.D., Professor of Health Sciences
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FTP search'95 v3.0
Gateway to Infinity
Internet Resources Meta-Index
Open Text Index
WORLD WIDE WEB WORM
W3 Search Engines
More W3 Search Engines
Note: many of the above links will no longer be active since not all of these original Search Engines are still in use.
Using the World Wide Web for Academic Research:
Some advice from Students.
Untangling the Web
(some advice from university librarians)