THE EXTREME SEARCHERS INTERNET HANDBOOK A GUIDE FOR THE SERIOUS SEARCHER

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The Extreme Searcher S Internet Handbook

Author : Randolph Hock
ISBN : 0910965765
Genre : Computers
File Size : 76.9 MB
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A guide to effectively searching the Internet covers such topics as search engines, directories, newsgroups, image resources, and reference resources.
Category: Computers

The Extreme Searcher S Guide To Web Search Engines

Author : Randolph Hock
ISBN : 0910965471
Genre : Computers
File Size : 66.17 MB
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Describes search strategies, explains how documents are pulled into engines's databases, and explores the special characteristics of such Internet search engines as AltaVista, Excite, Infoseek, Yahoo!, HotBot, and Lycos.
Category: Computers

Going Beyond Google Again

Author : Jane Devine
ISBN : 9781555708986
Genre : Computers
File Size : 87.11 MB
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The Invisible Web, also known as the Deep Web, is a huge repository of underutilized resources that can be richly rewarding to searchers who make the effort to find them. Since Jane Devine and Francine Egger-Sider explored the educational potentials of this realm in Going Beyond Google: The Invisible Web in Learning and Teaching, the information world has grown even more complex, with more participants, more content, more formats, and more means of access. Demonstrating why teaching the Invisible Web should be a requirement for information literacy education in the 21st century, here the authors expand on the teaching foundation provided in the first book and persuasively argue that the Invisible Web is still relevant not only to student research but also to everyday life. Intended for anyone who conducts research on the web, including students, teachers, information professionals, and general users, their book Defines the characteristics of the Invisible Web, both technologically and cognitively Provides a literature review of students’ information-seeking habits, concentrating on recent research Surveys the theory and practice of teaching the Invisible Web Shows ways to transform students into better researchers Highlights teaching resources such as graphics, videos, and tutorials Offers an assortment of tools, both public and proprietary, for trawling the Invisible Web Looks at the future of the Invisible Web, with thoughts on how changes in search technology will affect users, particularly students learning to conduct research
Category: Computers

Web Literacy For Educators

Author : Alan November
ISBN : 9781452294155
Genre : Education
File Size : 36.58 MB
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The author offers exercises, examples, handouts, and basic tips to help both learners and educators find and evaluate information on the Web for quality and validity.
Category: Education

Google Hacks

Author : Tara Calishain
ISBN : 0596004478
Genre : Computers
File Size : 72.16 MB
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Explains how to take advantage of Google's user interface, discussing how to filter results, use Google's special services, integrate Google applications into a Web site or Weblog, write information retrieval programs, and play games.
Category: Computers

Warp Speed

Author : Bill Kovach
ISBN : STANFORD:36105022146869
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 30.95 MB
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Did the coverage of the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal set a new low for American journalism? How has news gathering and reporting changed, and what effects has this had on the political and cultural landscape? In this insightful and thoughtful book, Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel, two of America's leading press watchers, explore the new culture of news--what they call the new Mixed Media Culture--and show how it works.Warp Speed describes a world of news in which the speed of delivery is reducing the time for verification, sources are gaining more leverage over the news, and argument is overwhelming reporting. The press, forced to adhere to the demands of the bottom line and keep its audience, is straining more and more to find the Big Story to package as a form of entertainment, turning news stories into TV dramas; and turning history into a kind of Truman Show. As a result, the role of the press in a self-governing society is undermined.Grounded in extensive research, Warp Speed is informed by interviews and testimony from the principal journalists who covered this story and who covered the other great scandals of Washington politics. It offers detailed recommendations on how journalists can right their ship, such as using anonymous sources more responsibly and turning good journalism into good business.
Category: Political Science

The Invisible Web

Author : Chris Sherman
ISBN : 091096551X
Genre : Computers
File Size : 71.61 MB
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Discusses the use of online information resources and problems caused by dynamically generated Web pages, paying special attention to information mapping, assessing the validity of information, and the future of Web searching.
Category: Computers

Yahoo To The Max

Author : Randolph Hock
ISBN : 0910965692
Genre : Computers
File Size : 36.38 MB
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In this "extreme searcher's guide," Randolph (Ran) Hock provides background, content, knowledge, techniques, and tips designed to help Web users take advantage of many of Yahoo!'s most valuable offerings--from its portal features to Yahoo! Groups to unique tools some users have yet to discover.
Category: Computers