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For You to Consider Before Starting To Search.
No single search engine should be used for all types of search.
may be defined in terms of speed- how quickly the search engine finds and presents its results;
what information the seach engine provides on each website it retrieves;
how widely it searches to find relevant sites.
search strategy is one that is based on the
of the searcher.
Reference: Herring, J. (2004)
The Internet and Information Skills,
Practical information and advice about keeping kids safe online.
Some sites to help evaluate web pages
Kentucky Virtual Library-how to search for information effectively.
A site that gives advice on how to use different seach engines.
Some effective search engines
An advanced search tool that offers 3 different results for your query. Owned by Ask Jeeves.
"fetch" and cluster results, attracts younger students
Google largest index results ranked by general popularity with "blind spots".
A Librarian's index page-'thinking person's Yahoo" with weekly updates.
help on how to format text
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