Best of the Web
Web's oldest search directory founded in 1994.
Information on the Web organised by subject. Has SafeSearch to filter out explicit, adult-oriented content.
The web organised by topic into categories. SafeSearch option, good language tools.
Open Directory Project
A public project - largest human-edited directory on the Web.
Search for People
Pipl - Searches the 'deep web' to find people. See your own digital footprint.
NetTrace - A range of places to search for people and their contact details.
Search Engines for Students
Yahoo! Kids - Formerly Yahooligans. Quite a distracting site for students but good resource with supervision.
KidsClick - Designed by librarians, resources are arranged in categories. Also search alphabetically or by Dewey classification.
Visual Search Engines
Quintura Kids - Based on Yahoo! Kids, excellent for juniors. Search result in tag cloud and list of sites option makes it easy to define exact search term for more exact results.
Search Cube - Presents web search results in a unique, three-dimensional cube interface. It shows previews of up to ninety-six websites, videos and images. Stunning.
Spezify - A different look in search results. Presents resources from social web and traditional.
Google Wonderwheel - Search topic, then click Wonderwheel (left side menu) to see your result displayed as a concept map.