9781856043793

A Guide to Finding Quality Information on the Internet: Selection and Evaluation Strategies

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  • ISBN13:

    9781856043793

  • ISBN10:

    1856043797

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-02-01
  • Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub

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Summary

Sort the quality sites from the rubbish with the second edition of Alison Cookes highly successful guide to the internet.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii
Introduction: some questions answered
1(14)
What's the problem?
1(4)
Why have these problems arisen?
5(2)
What is the purpose of this book?
7(2)
Who should use the book?
9(2)
How should the book be used?
11(1)
What is the role of this book in quality assessment?
12(2)
References
14(1)
Using search facilities to maximize quality information retrieval
15(46)
Search engines
16(13)
Gateways and virtual libraries
29(13)
Subject catalogues and directory services
42(6)
Other search tools
48(7)
Where should you start?
55(4)
References
59(2)
Assessing the quality of an information source
61(3)
Identifying the purpose of a source
62(2)
Assessing coverage
64

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