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Fact Research: Browser / Search Engines / Web

Internet resources on finding people, company research, medical research, public records, scientific research, and more.

Firefox Add Ons

If you use Mozilla Firefox you may want to check out some of these Add-Ons:

AdBlock Plus - Keep distracting ads to a minimum.

Featured - Useful choices from Mozilla to help your productivity.

Personas - colorful browswer backgrounds always make research a little bit more fun.

Tips and Tricks

Advanced Google - limit searches by domain (such as .gov or .edu), file type, exact phrases, and more.

BugMeNot - when you need to register for a site but don't want to.

Other Search Engines - Google isn't always the answer. . .

Patch, Topix - Local news.

Wayback Machine - cached older versions of webpages.

Print Resources

If you need more detail, try looking at some of these books in the library's print collection.