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Web Searching and Email

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Recommended Websites

Search Engines

Ask.com

Bing.com

Google.com

MSN

Yahoo! Search

Meta Search Engines

A search engine that simultaneously queries multiple search engines and then delivers the results. Meta searching optimizes web searching.

Dogpile.com

Metacrawler.com

Filtered Search Engines

Most major search engines offer functionality that allows users to filter out certain types of objectionable content.

alltheweb.com
Choose "Customize Preferences" from the home page and click the radio button to activate "Offensive Content Filter."

altavista.com
Select "Settings" and then "Family Filter" to choose the level of filter you would like.

ask.com
Select "Basic Site Preferences" and then "Filter My Search Results" in the "Content Filtering" section.

bing.com
Select "Preferences" and then click on the the radio button under the heading "SafeSearch" for the level of filter you would like.

google.com
Under "Global Settings" choose your preference in the SafeSearch Filtering setup.

hotbot.com
Under "Preferences", select "Block Offensive Content".

search.aol.com/aol/webhome
In "Settings", choose "Use Strict Filtering" to filter explicit text and images.

yahoo.com
Set the "SafeSearch Filter" option via the "Search Preferences" page. You must have a yahoo account to save this setting.

Search Engines for Children

Ask Jeeves for Kids
www.askkids.com

Kids Click!
sunsite.berkeley.edu/kidsclick

Yahoo! Kids
kids.yahoo.com

Free Online Email Account Providers

gmail.com

hotmail.com

yahoo.com

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