ERIC Number: ED400830
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Library Online! A Guide to Computer Research.
The world of electronic technology is opening up vast new opportunities for learning, gathering, and sharing information. This guide is for teachers and students in grades 4-8 to learn how to use electronic tools to conduct research to find information at school or around the world. The guide includes introductory pages for each topic, student activity pages, and sample information pages, such as a printout of books on the topic of cooking, printouts of book citations, and listings of Internet addresses. Topics covered include: (1) "The Basics of the Computer"; (2) "The Electronic Card Catalog"; (3) "Computerized Search Strategies"; (4) "CD-ROM Research Databases"; (5) "Reading Computer Printouts"; (6) "Citing Electronic Resources"; and (7) "Online: The Internet." (SWC)
Descriptors: Citations (References), Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Educational Technology, Electronic Text, Elementary Education, Information Literacy, Internet, Learning Activities, Online Catalogs, Online Searching, Optical Data Disks, Research Skills, Research Tools, Search Strategies, Student Research, Students, Teachers, Thinking Skills, Users (Information)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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