Aids for Searching on the Internet
Here are tools to assist in developing Internet search skills. Included are self-paced tutorials as well as Internet sites that track and review various search engines, subject directories, and other Internet search tools.
- Finding Information on the Internet: A Tutorial
- Excellent self-guided tutorial from U.C. Berkeley. Includes comparisons of different search engines.
- TILT Information Literacy Tutorial
- A fun animated tutorial from the University of Texas. Requires Shockwave. 1)Click "Full Tilt," near the bottom of the screen. 2)Then click "Enter Tilt" at the bottom of the "Get Ready Page. 3)On the "Registration" page, click "Guests" to enter without registering.
- Web Search Strategies
- Outstanding tutorial that takes the user step by step through searches and lets him/her actually use each resource. This site uses frames to put the instructions alongside the Web resource being used. The information and links are available in a no-frames version.
Guides to Internet Search Tools
- Search Engine Watch
- Edited by Danny Sullivan, this site includes reviews, ratings, and tests of a wide range of Internet search tools.
- Search Engine Showdown
- Developed and maintained by Greg Notes, a reference librarian at Montana State University, this site includes reviews and statistics on various search tools.
Guías en español
- Guía de ayuda; vea "Tips y atajos" para encontrar ayuda básica.
- Aprenda la Red
- Guía que explique como usar navegadores Web, como buscar en la Web, y más.
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Address of this page: http://library.chemeketa.edu/information/searchhelp.php
Updated: 6 May 2013