SweetSearch is a Search Engine for Students. It searches only the 35,000 Web sites that a staff of research experts, librarians and teachers have evaluated and approved. They frequently evaluate and improve their search results by increasing the ranking of Web sites from organizations such as the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian, PBS and university Web sites. SweetSearch helps students find outstanding information, faster. It enables them to determine the most relevant results from a list of credible resources, and makes it much easier for them to find primary sources.
The search engine excludes not only the most obvious spam sites, but also the marginal sites that read well and authoritatively, but lack academic or journalistic rigor. As importantly, the very best Web sites that appear on the first page of SweetSearch results are often buried on other search engines.