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Search the Web: Subject Directories and Guides

Do you Google by habit? Do you just use whatever that is in your browser search bar? Different search engines are good for different purposes. Give something else a try.

What's a Directory?

A Directory is a collection of selected sites categorized into subjects or topics. All the sites included are "good" because some person actually looked at them, but are not necessarily the most current or up to date (because some person needs to look at them and that takes time.)

Dmoz - the Open Directory

Open Directory Project at dmoz.org The Open Directory is a volunteer project categorizing the best of the web.


dmoz.org

The Virtual Library

One of the original web directories, started by Tim Berners-Lee. Reviewing and editing is done on a volunteer basis.

Agriculture
Irrigation, Livestock, Poultry Science, …
The Arts
Art History, Classical Music, Theatre and Drama, …
Business and Economics
Finance, Marketing, Transportation, …
Communications and Media
Broadcasters, Publishers, Telecommunications, …
Computing and Computer Science
Artificial Intelligence, Cryptography, Logic Programming, …
Education
Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, …
Engineering
Architecture, Electrical, Mechanical, …
Humanities and Humanistic Studies
History, Languages and Linguistics, Museums, …
Information and Libraries
Information Quality, Knowledge Management, Libraries, …
International Affairs
International Relations and Security, Sustainable Development, …
Law
Arbitration, Forensic Toxicology, Legal History, …
Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Biosciences, Earth Science, Medicine and Health, Physics, …
Recreation
Gardening, Recreation and Games, Sport, …
Regional Studies
African, Asian, Latin American, European, …
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Anthropology, Archaeology, Population and Development Studies, …
Society
Peoples, Religion, Gender Studies, …