Click on the file below to get a list of search engines to use when searching the internet. Explore as many of them as you can to determine which are your favorites, which are single search engines, which are multiple search engines, and which are directories. Selecting the appropriate search engine(s) for research will get you the results you need.
posted on: November 06, 2006
Students often ask for the process by which they may access the Cobb Virtual Library resources at home.
Click here to get step-by-step instructions.
posted on: January 31, 2006
Click Here to get the FLIP-it! form for use when comparing search engines. The form may also be used when planning Internet search strategies to use with research. Completing a form for several search engines you regularly use would help you quickly decide which search engine might best fit a particular research need, and serve as a reference file for how each search engine uses Boolean operators, delimiters, and unique search tools.
posted on: January 29, 2006
It is important to evaluate each web site you use for research. The information should be accurate and reliable, current, contain details, and be written by an expert or authority on the subject.
What criteria should you use when evaluating a web site? How do you know if a web site is a good one to use?
Click Here to get the FLIP it! form for evaluating a web site.
Use this form each time you do research to be sure your web sites contain the best information available to you on your topic.
posted on: October 05, 2005