|You will find a huge compedium of search possibilities through the Search Directories. If you would like to learn how to best utilize the major search engines, take a look at the search engine charts. This will give you a sample of how to do basic Boolean search. These charts will allow you to sift through the ocean of information to find something that is specific to your needs.
For teachers and students alike, Google is the latest trend for creating documents and slides,the Google Tips is a wonderful guide to exploring Google for academic purposes. Lastly, I've listed two links for the Research Process, which will let you see a step-to-step process of finding your answers.
A chart comparing popular search engines:
Choosing the best search engines based upon your questions:
100 Google Tips for School
Boolean Search Strategies