Twelve Cool Sites and Tools for Searchers

Offers seven free webmasters SEO tools in Spanish: engine specific research, research summary, search engine ranking monitor, link analysis tool, keyword popularity, meta tags generator and a SEO tutorial in Spanish.

Bloomberg TV Video Player´s new video player offers a search feature that lets investors instantly find Bloomberg Television US content they need, and replay all related video and transcripts.

DolphinSearch´s patented search engine technology enables computers to analyze and process unstructured information with what the company claims to be human-like understanding.

Europe for Visitors
An outstanding resource for researching travel in Europe, with both original content and an extensive directory of hand-selected links, created and maintained by Durant Imboden, former Europe for Visitors Guide.
Gripe has aggregated thousands of Usenet newsgroups into a handful of simple, categories. Search results are quality-sorted, and articles below a certain quality threshold disappear from view.

Image Co-Tracker
Image Co-Tracker is a tool for creating the database of images from the Internet. It automatically captures the image itself, its Internet address, the Internet address where it refers to, its name and date of adding to the database.

An interesting metasearch engine that offers some powerful advanced searching functions usually found only on desktop applications like BullsEye and Copernic. Requires download and installation of several controls which takes time on a dialup connection.

iTools - Language Tools
Look up words with general and specialized dictionary and thesaurus tools or translate words, text or web pages into another language with this useful collection of reference tools.

P2P Networking Overview
A new research report from O'Reilly and Associates that includes links to several interesting freebies: Ten Key Conclusions, the Executive Summary and the full-text of the first chapter .

Singingfish is a multimedia search engine enables access to a wide range of streaming Internet content, including music, news, movies, sports, TV, radio, finance and live events.

Real time technology news headlines from around the world, updated every three minutes.

WebSpector automatically tracks web pages for content changes, highlighting the exact areas of the pages that have changed, and optionally sending you an alert email when changes have been found.

Search Headlines

NOTE: Article links often change. In case of a bad link, use the publication's search facility, which most have, and search for the headline.

Germanys Largest Home-Grown Index Portal Resizes...
Content-Wire Nov 21 2001 1:50PM GMT
News Aggregation Tool Launches...
Content-Wire Nov 21 2001 1:50PM GMT
LARRY BLASKO: A look at Netscape 6.2...
Nando Times Nov 21 2001 1:39PM GMT
China closes 17,000 Internet cafes...
CNN Europe Nov 21 2001 1:39PM GMT
UK Govt silent on portal plans...
The Register Nov 21 2001 1:37PM GMT
AOL, Yahoo, Cisco launch site to increase e-giving... Nov 21 2001 3:46AM GMT
Web Site Shows History of Russias Submarine Fleet...
Moscow Times Nov 21 2001 12:48AM GMT
ICANNs Lynn: No new domains anytime soon...
CNN Nov 20 2001 5:56PM GMT
A Tropical Solution for a Technical Dilemma...
Washington Post Nov 20 2001 6:09AM GMT
Nobel winners laud potential of Internet... Nov 20 2001 5:43AM GMT
Scientific, Technical & Medical Information Content Market, $13.9 Billion worth...
Content-Wire Nov 20 2001 5:16AM GMT
Content Taxonomy For Daily Telegraph & Forbes...
Content-Wire Nov 20 2001 5:16AM GMT
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About the author

Chris Sherman is a frequent contributor to several information industry journals. He's written several books, including The McGraw-Hill CD ROM Handbook and The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can't See, co-authored with Gary Price. Chris has written about search and search engines since 1994, when he developed online searching tutorials for several clients. From 1998 to 2001, he was's Web Search Guide.