SEARCHING THE WEB
if your instructor wants you to include Internet resources. Learn how
to use search engines and subject directories to locate authoritative
materials on the web. Books, periodicals and webliographies can also help
to find appropriate sources on the Internet. Develop your search skills
and practice often!
The Scenes: What's It All About?
Kind of Information Can Be Found On the Web?
To Choose A Search Engine or Web Directory
Many of the links in the above tutorial apply to the University
of Illinois Library, Urbana-Champaign. Take what you need and apply
the same information and suggestions to navigating in the Oakton Library.
Selected Books In The Oakton Library
Academic Research on The Internet
Call Number: REF ZA4201.A216 (DP)
Extreme Searcher's Guide to Web Search Engines
Call Number: ZA 4226.H3 (DP)
Great Scouts! Cyberguides for Subject Searching
on The Web
Call Number: ZA4201.P38 (DP)
Internet Power Searching:The Advanced Manual
Call Number: ZA4201.B69 (RHC)
the Internet, Online Services & CD-ROM's for Writing Research
and Term Papers
Call Number: LB1047.3.U75 (DP)
for the World Wide Web
Call Number: TK5105.882 M39 (DP)
Many general computer magazines have information about web search strategies,
tips and techniques. Check the subject "Computers & Computer
Science" in the periodicals
list or use an online periodical index like
Abstracts to search for articles in magazines,
journals and newspapers. Full text articles can be sent to your e-mail
monthly list of evaluated web sites from College & Research
evaluated list of web sites from the librarians at the Chicago Public
monthly list of evaluated web sites from Library
A webliography is a list of web sites about a particular subject and are
often written by experts in the field. A webliography will often evaluate,
describe and annotate web sites and prove valuable for your research.
You probably know alot about the web already;there's definitely no lack
of information about this subject! Look around you and notice the webliographies
in your favorite magazines and web addresses mentioned on your favorite
television and radio programs. Be sure to attend some of the Library's
Digital! workshops this semester.
If you want to search like a pro, take the time to practice!
Here are some web sites that can help.
Information on The Internet
tutorial from the Library, University of California, Berkeley
Search The Internet
links to search engines, subject directories, internet tutorials and
internet reference center from the Library, University at Albany