These web search sites will help you locate information on the web, either through topic menus or keyword searching. Be aware that none of these sites is a complete index to the Web. For the most comprehensive search of the web, do your search in several of these sites and pool the results.

Most popular search engine on the web. Simple, comprehensive, and accurate in producing relevant results. Multiple winner of the Most Outstanding Search Engine by Search Engine Watch readers.

The web’s oldest directory, now also a search engine. If you just want to browse, start here. Great for searching for images, maps, shopping, too.

Search the web by asking it a question in natural language. A neat place to search if you need help putting your topic into words.

Owned by Yahoo, this site is a simple web search site, minus the directory experience.

HotBot provides a quick search of its own web listings or that of Google or Ask Jeeves.