Teaching Internet Research Skills
a seminar presented by Genie Tyburski

COURSE SECTIONS

Introduction

Myths & Misconceptions

Research Starting Points

Evaluative Skills

Hypothetical Research Exercises

Fact-Finding Exercises

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RESEARCH STARTING POINTS
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Databases and Search Tools

Databases and search engines differ tremendously. For researchers, they have only one similar characteristic -- a keyword query provides access to the data.

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Search Tools

Google

Yahoo Search

Teoma

Vivisimo

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