Search Directories

A Search directory organizes web sites by subject and is usually maintained by humans instead of software. Web directories are usually smaller and more targeted than search engines.

Academic Info -- AcademicInfo is an online education resource center with extensive subject guides and distance learning information. Our mission is to provide free, independent and accurate information and resources for prospective and current students (and other researchers).
DART-Europe E-Theses Portal -- Research Theses Search Database from 19 Different European Countries
EThOS -- Electronic Thesis Online Service
INFOMINE: Scholarly Internet Resource Collections -- INFOMINE is a comprehensive virtual library and reference tool for academic and scholarly Internet resources, including Web sites & databases
Librarians' Internet Index -- Searchable and annotated subject directory of Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness to users of public libraries.
My Way -- My Way is a web portal and search engine like Yahoo!, but without any banners, pop-ups or spam.
ODP - Open Directory Project -- The Open Directory Project is the largest, most comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web. It is constructed and maintained by a vast, global community of volunteer editors.
OpenDOAR -- A directory of open access repositories, may be searched.
Pinakes -- Subject portal to other search engines & directories
USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal -- USA.gov: Home page of the US Government's Official Web Portal for all government transactions, services, and information.
Yahoo! Directory
Yahoo! Directory -- Created by the American Psychological Association to provide access to quality psychology web sites

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Last update on October 15, 2013