Meta search engines are multiple search engines will run searches simultaneously in the other search engines and directories, or at least provide a single page for submitting searches to other finding aids.

Examples are:

Internet Sleuth
Most comprehensive of the meta search engines, indexing over 1,500 searchable databases covering a wide variety of topics. You can select up to 10 databases to search simultaneously. Good documentation on how to use it. Great for one-word searches.
http://www.isleuth.com/

MetaCrawler
http://metacrawler.cs.washington.edu:8080/

Infopeople Recommended Search Tools
http://infopeople.berkeley.edu:8000/src/srctools.html

Profusion
http://www.designlab.ukans.edu/profusion/

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