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The Extreme Searcher's Internet Handbook: A Guide for the Serious Searcher / Edition 3
     

The Extreme Searcher's Internet Handbook: A Guide for the Serious Searcher / Edition 3

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by Randolph Hock
 

ISBN-10: 0910965846

ISBN-13: 9780910965842

Pub. Date: 02/08/2010

Publisher: Information Today, Inc.

An essential guide for anyone who conducts research on the internet—including librarians, teachers, students, business professionals, and writers—this fully revised handbook details what users must know to take full advantage of internet search tools and resources. From the latest online tools to the new and enhanced services offered by standbys

Overview

An essential guide for anyone who conducts research on the internet—including librarians, teachers, students, business professionals, and writers—this fully revised handbook details what users must know to take full advantage of internet search tools and resources. From the latest online tools to the new and enhanced services offered by standbys Google and Yahoo!, the major search engines and their myriad of possibilities are thoroughly discussed. This revamped edition also features chapters on popular social networking sites such as Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and LinkedIn as well as a collection of up-to-date screenshots for visual reference. For those with little to moderate searching experience, friendly, easy-to-follow guidelines to the world of Web research are provided, while experienced searchers will discover new perspectives on content and techniques. A link to the “Extreme Searcher’s Web Page”—featuring additional resources, updates, and news—is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780910965842
Publisher:
Information Today, Inc.
Publication date:
02/08/2010
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
339
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Copyright,
Foreword, by Gary Price,
Acknowledgments,
Introduction,
About The Extreme Searcher's Web Page,
Chapter 1 Basics for the Serious Searcher,
Chapter 2 Directories and Portals,
Chapter 3 Search Engines: The Basics,
Chapter 4 Search Engines: The Specifics,
Chapter 5 Discussion Groups, Forums, Newsgroups, and Their Relatives,
Chapter 6 An Internet Reference Shelf,
Chapter 7 Sights and Sounds: Finding Images, Audio, and Video,
Chapter 8 News Resources,
Chapter 9 Finding Products Online,
Chapter 10 Your Own Place on the Web: Participating and Publishing,
Conclusion,
Glossary,
URL List,
About the Author,
Index,

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