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Moteurs de recherche multilingual/Multilingual search engines
Most of the big search engines support searches for documents in French, German and other languages in addition to English. La plupart des moteurs de recherche importants sont polyglottes. Par exemple: Google, Alltheweb, Lycos. See also the search engine section of OBL in Reading Room/Websites

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Title: Altavista (advanced search)
Description/subject: Use Advanced Search and Customize Settings for maximum options. Use wildcard*. French: 21220 resultats en francais pour "Myanmar OR birman*"; 1077 pour "suu kyi". Espanol: 12933 por "Myanmar OR birman*"; 195 por "suu kyi" (octobre 2001)
Language: English
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Copernic
Description/subject: You have to download some software free to use it, and it is good for finding sites. Less good for locating individual documents
Language: English
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Google
Description/subject: 25,200,000 results for Burma Myanmar (August 2012)...480,000,000 for Burma OR Myanmar OR Burmese (September 2012). Very versatile. If you want to search a big site like the UN or ESCAP, or one with n inadequate of no search engine, type your search terms, e.g. Myanmar drugs:site un.org or else Myanmar HIV site:unescap.org and it will search the site specified for your terms. You can also choose Web, Directory, Images (lots of photos and maps of Burma) and groups and other options... Moteur de recherche polyglotte. Polyglot search engine. Choisir "Google in your language", rechercher "Birmanie ou Myanmar". Click on "Google in your language" and search in Afrikaans; Albanian; Basque; Bengali, Bangla; Bork, bork, bork!; Bulgarian; Catalan; Chinese (Simplified); Chinese (Traditional; Croatian; Czech; Danish; Dutch; Elmer Fudd; English; Esperanto; Estonian; Finnish; French; Galician; German; Greek; Hacker; Hindi; Hungarian; Icelandic; Indonesian; Interlingua; Irish; Italian; Japanese; Kannada; Korean; Latin; Lithuanian; Macedonian; Malay; Malayalam; Nepali; Norwegian; Pig Latin; Polish; Portuguese; Punjabi; Romanian; Russian; Scots Gaelic; Serbian; Spanish; Swahili; Swedish; Tagalog; Tamil; Telugu; Turkish; Ukrainian; Welsh;
Language: English
Source/publisher: Google.com
Format/size: Read the search tips
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003