ERIC Number: ED413922
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Researching on the World Wide Web: Spend More Time Learning, Not Searching.
James-Catalano, Cynthia N.
This book explains how to conduct effective research on the World Wide Web. The book is divided into two sections: "Research Tools" and "Search Strategies." The first section includes chapters defining the World Wide Web; Web addresses; indexes; online libraries; search engines; and newsgroups and listservs. The second section outlines characteristics of effective search strategies and covers strategies for specific areas of research, including: business and finance, education, genealogy, government information, Internet, medical information, music news, reference and literature, and science. Appendices include information on how to cite Internet sites, cyberlibrarian FAQs, and expert sources on the Web. (AEF)
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Information Retrieval, Information Sources, Listservs, Navigation (Information Systems), Nonprint Media, Online Searching, Reference Materials, Research, Research Tools, Search Strategies, World Wide Web
Prima Publishing, P.O. Box 1260BK, Rocklin, CA 95677-1260.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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