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Rocky Hill Country Day School Library: Search Engines

Introduction to Search Engines

We all love to Google! Googling helps us find answers to everyday questions effectively and efficiently. Google, however, is not the best search engine to use for academic research. The search engines below are designed for academic research. Many use algorithms to eliminate unreliable sources and to optimize search results thereby increasing the likelihood that you will receive results that meet your research needs. 


Upper School Search Engines

Lower and Middle School Search Engines


If you do decide to Google, use the tips in this video and the "Power Searching with Google" document to help you search effectively.