SweetSearch searches only the 35,000 Web sites that the SweetSearch staff of research experts, librarians, and teachers have evaluated and approved when creating the content on findingDulcinea. SweetSearch constantly evaluates their search results and "fine-tunes" them, 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. SweetSearch excludes not only obvious spam sites, but also marginal sites that read well, but lack academic or journalistic rigor. As importantly, the very best Web sites that are often buried on other search engines appear on the first page of SweetSearch results.
Lower reading level articles and sites appear at the top of search results