SAE Student Libary Portal


Use different search tools to find a wide selection of information from a variety of sites. The quality of information on the web varies tremendously. Critically evaluate any information you find on the web.

Search Engines

Search engine for scholarly information

Popular search engines

Metasearch Engines - search across various search engines at once and cluster the results

Subject Directories

Subject directories and web portals provide links to information not always found by search engines. These sites are selected by people for their relevance and quality.

Open Access Resources

Many institutions are making their publications freely available on the internet. Find out more about Open Access resources.


The Best Search Tools Chart by Infopeople provides links to useful search tools and hints on how to search effectively

Last updated 4/3/19