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- Scott Nicholson helps you choose the most appropriate search engine for your needs, then shows you how to use it.
Finding Information on the Internet
- The University of California Berkeley recommends search strategies, explains search tools, and gives guidance on evaluating and citing web pages. Includes a glossary and tables comparing search tools.
Google Search Hints
- Advanced uses of Google.
How Stuff Works: Internet Search Engines
- Curt Franklin's article explains in detail how search engines work. It includes a diagram of the indexing process.
How to Choose a Search Tool
- University librarian Laura Cohen gives advice in the format of "if you want A then choose B."
- Learn how to conduct your own people search and background checks.
Information Research FAQ
- How to find information on the Internet and beyond. Covers theory in great detail.
Internet Search FAQ
- Charles Harris explains how to find information, people, and pictures on the Net and gives hints on evaluating the reliability of Web-based sources.
- Interactive tutorials from The Ohio State University Libraries to help you search the Web effectively, evaluate information and incorporate it into research projects.
- A suite of interactive tools designed to aid students and professionals with their online research, from selecting a search engine and finding some relevant sources, to citing those sources.
- A summary of search commands for Google, Yahoo! and Live Search.
- Summary of indexing techniques and drawbacks of various search engines and how to perform effective searches tips.
Search Engine Dictionary
- A comprehensive glossary of search engine terms.
Search Engine Honesty
- Describes how search engines work and methods to solve problems in getting a site properly indexed.
Search Engine Terms
- A multi-lingual glossary of search engine terms as suggested by members of the I-Search Digest.
- Describes how to use search engines, directories and newsgroups, covering simple and advanced techniques. Includes a search engine control features chart.
The Spire Project
- Explores Internet search theory, the work of David Novak, a researcher bridging library science to computer science. Covers search strategy, new techniques and choreography.
Web Search Guide
- Information on resource types, comparison charts for services, tutorials.
- The Internet Public Library advises on which search engine to choose and how best to use them.
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