9780619273255

Internet Research, Second Edition-Illustrated

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  • ISBN13:

    9780619273255

  • ISBN10:

    0619273259

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/16/2004
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

With both conceptual and step-by-step lessons, this title teaches students the strategies and skills required to use the Internet as a valuable research tool.

Table of Contents

The Illustrated Series Vision v
Preface vi
Read This Before You Begin xii
Searching the Internet Effectively
1(20)
Understanding Internet Search Tools
2(2)
Creating an Internet Research Strategy
4(2)
Identifying the Right Keywords
6(2)
Performing a Basic Search
8(2)
Why do search results vary with different search engines?
Using Phrases
10(2)
Other ways to search using phrases
Analyzing Search Results
12(2)
Citing Online Resources
14(2)
Copyright and plagiarism
Concepts Review
16(1)
Skills Review
17(1)
Independent Challenges
18(2)
Visual Workshop
20(1)
Constructing Complex Searches
21(24)
Understanding Boolean Operators
22(2)
Keep a search diary
Where have you heard this before?
Narrowing the Search with the And Operator
24(2)
The plus sign
Expanding the Search with the Or Operator
26(2)
Restricting Queries with the And Not Operator
28(2)
More on the And Not operator
Using Multiple Boolean Operators
30(2)
Planning a complex search
Searching with Filters
32(2)
Filtering domains in the URL
Combining Boolean Operators and Filters
34(2)
Using the search text boxes on an Advanced Search page
Using Metasearch Engines
36(2)
Maximizing metasearching
Concepts Review
38(2)
Skills Review
40(2)
Independent Challenges
42(2)
Visual Workshop
44(1)
Browsing Subject Guides
45(24)
Understanding Subject Guides
46(2)
Browsing a Subject Guide
48(2)
Distributed subject guides
Searching a Subject Guide
50(2)
Navigating a Subject Guide
52(2)
Tapping Trailblazer Pages
54(2)
Using Specialized Search Engines
56(2)
How do you find a specialized search engine?
Understanding Evaluate Criteria
58(2)
Are there any objective Web pages?
Evaluating Web Pages
60(4)
Skills Review
64(1)
Independent Challenges
65(3)
Visual Workshop
68(1)
Finding Specialty Information
69(24)
Understanding Specialty Information
70(2)
Visible and invisible Web
Finding People and Places
72(2)
Finding places
Locating Businesses
74(2)
Searching Periodical Databases
76(2)
Where to find online periodicals
Finding Government Information
78(2)
Finding Online Reference Sources
80(2)
Online reference sources about the Internet
Finding Mailing Lists and Newsgroups
82(2)
Netiquette
Searching with Intelligent Agents
84(2)
Concepts Review
86(2)
Skills Review
88(2)
Independent Challenges
90(2)
Visual Workshop
92(1)
Glossary 93(4)
Index 97

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