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Internet Research : Illustrated,9780619018207

Internet Research : Illustrated

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780619018207

ISBN10:
0619018208
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/18/2002
Publisher(s):
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

Illustrated Series Vision
iii
Preface iv
Instructor Resources vi
Read This Before You Begin viii
Searching the Internet Effectively
1(1)
Understanding the Internet, the Web, and Search Engines
2(2)
Creating an Internet Research Strategy
4(2)
Choosing the proper search tool
5(1)
Finding the Right Keywords
6(2)
Performing a Basic Search
8(2)
Why do search results vary with different search engines?
9(1)
Morphing Keywords and Using Wildcards
10(2)
Using Phrases
12(2)
Other Ways to search using phrases
12(2)
Metasearching
14(2)
Maximizing metasearching
14(2)
Citing Online Resources
16(2)
Copyright and plagiarism
17(1)
Concepts Review
18(2)
Skill Review
20(2)
Independent Challenges
22(2)
Visual Workshop
24
Constructing Deep Searches
1(1)
Understanding Boolean Operators
2(2)
Where have you heard this before?
3(1)
Narrowing the Search with the AND Operator
4(2)
Expanding the Search with the OR Operator
6(2)
Restricting Queries with the AND NOT Operator
8(2)
Searching by Proximity with NEAR/ and W/ Operators
10(2)
When to use NEAR/or W/
11(1)
Combining Operators for Power Searches
12(2)
Setting up a power search
13(1)
Searching with Filters
14(2)
The parts of a URL
15(1)
Analyzing Search Results
16(2)
Concepts Review
18(1)
Skills Review
19(1)
Independent Challenges
20(4)
Visual Workshop
24
Browsing Subject Guides
1(1)
Understanding Subject Guides
2(2)
Browsing an Annotated or Distributed Subject Guide
4(2)
Searching a Subject Guide
6(2)
Navigating a Subject Guide
8(2)
Tapping Trailblazer Pages
10(2)
Using Specialized Search Engines
12(2)
How do you find a specialized search engine?
13(1)
Understanding Evaluative Criteria
14(2)
Evaluating Web Pages
16(2)
Concepts Review
18(2)
Skills Review
20(2)
Independent Challenges
22(2)
Visual Workshop
24
Finding Specialty Information
1(1)
Understanding Specialized Internet Research Tools
2(2)
Visible and Invisible Web
3(1)
Finding People and Places
4(2)
Finding places
5(1)
Locating Businesses
6(2)
Searching Periodical Databases
8(2)
Where to find online periodicals
8(2)
Finding Government Information
10(2)
Finding Online Reference Sources
12(2)
Online reference sources about the Internet
13(1)
Finding Mailing Lists and Newsgroups
14(2)
Netiquette
15(1)
Searching with Intelligent Agents
16(2)
Concepts Review
18(2)
Skills Review
20(2)
Independent Challenges
22(2)
Visual Workshop
24
Project Files 1(2)
Glossary 3(3)
Index 6


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