Directories include human-selected Internet resources and are arranged and classified in hierarchal topics. Most search engines are partnered with a directory.
about.com; Directory of expert guides, including Web searching.
Education Index Directory by educational subject, with annotated entries.
4Anything; Shopping, information, news.
Google Directory; Rankings applied to Open Directory. Very Good.
Librarian's Index; Very nice directory, dozens of categories.
LookSmart ; Nicely set up directory from Reader's Digest.
Lycos Top 5%; Best reviewed sites.
100Hot.com; 100 most popular web sites in many categories, including newspapers.
Onekey Good sections on Library and Education plus search. Kid safe.
Open Directory; Directory created by volunteer editors.
Scout Report, Thousands of evaluative site summaries.
Search.com, Directory plus links to search engines.
Snap; Very nice directory plus search.
Webbrain; Really cool graphic directory with good reference links.
Webcrawler Directory plus search.
Yahoo; Most popular directory, image searches.
Alltheweb; Large database, good results.
Alta Vista; Web, Usenet. Speedy. Large database.
Ask Jeeves; Natural language search engine.
Dogpile; Performs metasearching on web, Usenet, FTP.
Excite; Search and directory, sports, news, weather, reviews.
Go Network Web, Usenet, news, maps, directory, yellow pages, company profiles.
Google; Collaborative filtering, huge database, excellent. Partnered with Yahoo.
HotBot; Web, Usenet. Search controls. Directory. Large database.
Lycos; Search and pictures, sound, news,software, rated sites.
Mamma; Another metasearch tool.
MSN Search; Search engine from Microsoft.
Northern Light; Web search plus fee-based special collection. Excellent.
Starting Point; Web search and directory.
Thunderstone; Search by general category for entire site.
Web Wombat; Search engine, vertical engines, directory.
Amazon.com; Includes reviews of many titles.
Powell's Books; Used, new, hard-to-find, and out of print books.
Barnes & Noble; Lots of books.
Wordsworth Books; Books, interviews.
Christianbook.com; Lots of Christian books.
Bookwire; All kinds of book information.
Pricescan; Search for the best price from many bookstores at once.
Bookspot.com; Book information, reviews, sites with reviews.
ACQWeb; ACQWeb's Directory of Book Reviews on the Web.