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Finding the information you need

On the internet, finding the right information is not always easy. Who knows all the references he needs? For this, there are many search engines, of which I've listed some here:

GoogleThe search machine I'm using most often
Yahoo
MetacrawlerUses more than one search engine
Altavistaanother one
Lycosand one more
Crawler(german only)
ElGoogA real google mirror site, not to be taken too seriously

Internet news

If you're searching for a news posting, try Google groups for a basic search or the advanced search for it.

Literature

Citeseer   Search:

Google Scholar

Other sources

Wikipedia

Wikipedia, english and Wikipedia, german.

Translations

Babelfish helps you translate texts between different languages.

dict.leo.org
dict.cc

Patents

Google Patents Search
ESP@CENET - Download kompletter Patente
Deutsches Patent- und Markenamt
US Patent and Trademark Office

Useful online links