Searching and Researching on the Internet and the World Wide Web / Edition 1

Searching and Researching on the Internet and the World Wide Web / Edition 1

by Ernest Ackermann, Karen Hartman
     
 

Written by a professor of computer science and a reference librarian, this guide covers basic browser usage, e-mail, and discussion groups; discusses such Internet staples as FTP and Usenet newsgroups; presents and compares numerous search engines; and includes models for acquiring, evaluating, and citing resources within the context of a research project. The… See more details below

Overview

Written by a professor of computer science and a reference librarian, this guide covers basic browser usage, e-mail, and discussion groups; discusses such Internet staples as FTP and Usenet newsgroups; presents and compares numerous search engines; and includes models for acquiring, evaluating, and citing resources within the context of a research project. The emphasis of the book is on learning how to create search strategies and search expressions, how to evaluate information critically, and how to cite resources. All of these skills are presented as within the context of step-by-step activities designed to teach basic Internet research skills to the beginner and to hone the skills of the seasoned practitioner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781887902267
Publisher:
Franklin, Beedle & Associates, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.09(d)

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