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Nothing But Net

Here are some web sites and books to help you get searching like a pro! Attend one of the Library's Go Digital workshops or request a Research Consultation for additional tips and techniques on searching the web and the Library's online resources, many with off-campus access.

Web sites
Finding Information on The Internet
tutorial from the Library, University of California, Berkeley

Help & Tutorials
links to web sites with step-by-step directions, for the beginner to the advanced user, from the Google directory
Search Directories
comprehensive list of search directories from the Google directory
Search Engine Watch
one of the best web sites for in-depth information about search engines;keep current & register for their free newsletters
Search Engines
comprehensive list of search engines from the Google directory
Search Engine Showdown
another great web site for in-depth information about search engines; keep current & register for their free newsletters
Search The Internet
links to search engines, subject directories, internet tutorials and internet reference center from the Library, University at Albany

StartSpot Network
well-organized web directory of evaluated sites; includes BookSpot, CinemaSpot, EmploymentSpot, GovernmentSpot, HeadlineSpot and LibrarySpot

Books In the Oakton Library
Academic Research on The Internet
REF ZA4201.A216 (DP)

Extreme Searcher's Guide to Web Search Engines
ZA4226.H3 (DP)

Great Scouts! Cyberguides for Subject Searching on The Web
ZA4201.P38 (DP)

International Business Information on The Web
HF54.56.L364 (DP)

Internet Power Searching:The Advanced Manual
ZA4201.B69 (RHC)

Using the Internet, Online Services & CD-ROM's for Writing Research and Term Papers LB1047.3.U75 (DP)

Search Engines for the World Wide Web
TK5105.882 M39 (DP)

If you want to search like a pro, take the time to practice!

This pathfinder is a starting point for your research. It will give you a jump-start to academic resources in both online and print formats. Ask a reference librarian for additional suggestions.



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