Specialized Search Engines in the Best of the Web Directory

Specialized Search Engines


Search engine and trading platform for small businesses.

Chemical Book

Chemical search engine and directory. Also presents buying leads and recommended enterprises.

Chinese Menu

Search engine and directory for Chinese restaurants in the United States. Presents restaurant details with ratings, photos, reviews, and menus. http://www.facebook.com/chinesemenupage Chinese_Menu

Creative Commons Search

Specifically searches for files and content online that can be freely used, shared, and reproduced.

Crime Reports

Law enforcement search engine which allows the user to search across hundreds of departments.


Search exploration based on the Dewey Decimal System using images and cloud tag of terminologies.


Document search engine that specifically looks for DOC, PDF, XLS and PPT files. Provides direct download links.

Duck Duck Go

Specialized search engine that delivers "zero click info" as well as results from Wikipedia, and other related links.


Combines the best results of Duckduckgo and Google search for an easy to use search in any browser.


Find video and audio resources in various fields of interest including politics, business, and entertainment.


Search for articles in the news, magazines, and educational sources.


Serves as an interface for using multiple search engines or for searching specific websites.


Search the Internet for sound effects and musical instrument samples.


Search engine which donates 50% of its revenue to charities and schools designated by search users. Also donates revenues from its online shopping mall.


Refine searches and narrow the results for a more productive search/and find.

Icon Archive

Allows the user to search for icons via keywords of view by category.

Icon Seeker

Search engine for finding icons via keywords.

I'm Halal

Offers web, image, news, and Qur'an search and returns results deemed to be safe for those of the Muslim faith.


Job search service explores the Internet for job postings by job title, keywords, company name, and location.

Into Islam

Features an Islamic search engine.

Just Watch

Serves as a movie and TV "taste engine." Provides search results based on a user's preferences.


Open source codes, projects, and technical pages search engine.

LinkUp Job Search Engine

Helps expose hidden jobs. Only lists jobs taken directly from company websites for productive results.


Ad search engine. Displays search results of ads for specific companies or brands running on different web pages.


Flights search engine which enables users to look for the best flight deals.


Searches domain registrations and reports on a site's netblock owner, location, web server and more.

News Lookup

Search engine for news items by source, region and media type.

PDF Search Engine

PDF search engine that allows users to preview files before downloading.

Recipe Bridge

A recipe search engine that lets users find and compare recipes from hundreds of cooking websites.

RSS Search Hub

RSS, Atom, and RDF feed search engine. Indexes millions of feeds from thousands of websites.


Specialized search engine that focuses on finding programming codes and snippets.


Complete and up to date IRC search engine monitoring over 4000 IRC networks for channels and users.


Search engine which donates 100% of its advertising revenue to charity. Offers copies of canceled donation checks, and HTML code to include search box on any website.


Presents search results as an image gallery. Offers ability to filter results by category, as well as personalized settings for adult content, themes, and link targets.

Similar Site Search

Specialized search designed to help find similar sites, and alternative web sites.

Sweet Search

Students get better search results with input from targeted sources. Includes the Smithsonian, PBS, universities, and the Library of Congress.


Global search engine for TV and radio.


Provides a tabbed search experience. Users enter the search term and results from Google, Yahoo, Windows and video sites are provided in their respected tabs.


Search engine for discovering new outdoor trails for hiking, cycling and other activities.


Search engine focusing on Wikipedia articles. Searches for Wikipedia content as well as other related sites associated with the collaborative online encyclopedia's database.

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