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Searching & researching on the Internet & the World Wide Web, Karen Hartman, Ernest Ackermann

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Searching & researching on the Internet & the World Wide Web
Title
Searching & researching on the Internet & the World Wide Web
Statement of responsibility
Karen Hartman, Ernest Ackermann
Title variation
Searching and researching on the Internet and the World Wide Web
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Hartman, Karen
Dewey number
025.04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ZA4201
LC item number
.A25 2005
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ackermann, Ernest C
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Internet searching
  • Web search engines
  • Computer network resources
Label
Searching & researching on the Internet & the World Wide Web, Karen Hartman, Ernest Ackermann
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0421/2004017752.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Ackermann appears first on the earlier edition
  • Includes index
Contents
  • 1. Introduction to the Internet and the World Wide Web -- About this book -- The World Wide Web as an information resource -- Hypertext and hypermedia -- Activity 1.1 : using a search engine -- Key terms and concepts -- Information sources available on the web -- Browser essentials -- Summary -- Selected terms introduced in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 2. Managing and using information from the Internet and the World Wide Web -- Common types of files on the Internet and the web -- Considering copyright guidelines before sharing and copying information -- Capturing and using text, images, and data from the web and the Internet -- Activity 2.1 : capturing and downloading images into a word-processing document -- End of activity 2.1 -- Using favorites to keep track of resources -- Procedures and steps for managing Internet and web information -- Summary -- Selected terms used in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 3. Using the web for research -- The first step : evaluating your information needs -- Choosing the best search tool to start with -- Browsing the World Wide Web : using directories -- Activity 3.1 : using a directory to browse for information -- Finding information gems in virtual libraries -- Activity 3.2 : finding resources in a virtual library -- Searching the World Wide Web : using search engines -- Activity 3.3 : using Boolean search operators -- Activity 3.4 : using phrase searching to find information -- Using several search engines simultaneously : meta-search tools -- Activity 3.5 : using a meta-search tool to find information -- Content issues : pornography, free speech, censorship, and filtering -- Summary -- Selected terms introduced in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 4. A researcher's toolkit : directories and virtual libraries -- Characteristics of directories -- Browsing and searching directories -- Activity 4.1 : a major directory and how to use it -- Virtual libraries : directories with a difference -- Activity 4.2 : using a virtual library -- A researcher's toolkit -- Summary -- Selected terms introduced in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects --
  • 5. Search strategies for search engines -- Search engine databases -- Search features common to most search engines -- Output features common to most search engines -- A basic search strategy : the 10 steps -- Activity 5.1 : search strategies in AltaVista -- Activity 5.2 : search strategies in Google -- Activity 5.3 : search strategies in Vivisimo -- Summary -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 6. Specialized databases -- Overview of specialized databases -- Information in specialized databases is often not accessible via search engines -- How to find specialized databases -- Using specialized databases -- Activity 6.1 : searching MEDLINE -- Activity 6.2 : finding company information -- Activity 6.3 : searching for United States Supreme Court Opinions -- Activity 6.4 : Finding an individual's email address, mailing address, and phone number -- Activity 6.5 : searching for a business address, a phone number, a map, and driving directions -- Summary -- Selected terms introduced in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 7. Searching for news and multimedia -- Searching for news -- Weblogs and E-Zines -- News tracking and alerts -- RSS and news aggregation -- Activity 7.1 : setting up a personal newsreader, or aggregator -- Searching for multimedia -- Summary -- Selected terms used in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 8. Searching library catalogs -- Overview of the development of online catalogs -- Characteristics of online library catalogs -- Ways to find library catalogs -- Activity 8.1 : Using Libweb to find a national catalog -- Activity 8.2 : using LIBCAT to find special collections -- Summary -- Selected terms introduced in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects --
  • 9. Searching email discussion groups & Usenet news -- Email discussion groups -- Activity 9.1 : finding a discussion group -- Usenet newsgroups -- Activity 9.2 : searching Usenet news using Google groups -- Etiquette in a discussion group or a Usenet newsgroup -- Summary -- Selected terms introduced in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 10. Searching archives, downloading files & FTP -- Understanding the URL format for FTP -- Downloading a file by anonymous FTP -- Locating FTP archives and other sites for finding software -- Downloading and working with files from software archives -- Activity 10.1 : downloading and installing software from a software archive -- Using an FTP client program -- Summary -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 11. Evaluating information found on the World Wide Web -- Reasons to evaluate -- Guidelines for evaluation -- Activity 11.1 : using a URL and search engines to investigate a resource -- Activity 11.2 : applying guidelines to evaluate a resource -- Information about evaluating resources on the World Wide Web -- Summary -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 12. Citing web and Internet sources -- Guidelines for citing Internet and web resources -- Citation examples -- Information on the web about citing electronic resources -- Summary -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- Appendix A. Ways to stay current -- Appendix B. Privacy and security on the Internet and the web -- Appendix C. Internet Explorer details -- Glossary
Control code
ocm56068750
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xi, 354 p.
Isbn
9781590280362
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004017752
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 789287
  • 789287
Label
Searching & researching on the Internet & the World Wide Web, Karen Hartman, Ernest Ackermann
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0421/2004017752.html
Publication
Note
  • Ackermann appears first on the earlier edition
  • Includes index
Contents
  • 1. Introduction to the Internet and the World Wide Web -- About this book -- The World Wide Web as an information resource -- Hypertext and hypermedia -- Activity 1.1 : using a search engine -- Key terms and concepts -- Information sources available on the web -- Browser essentials -- Summary -- Selected terms introduced in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 2. Managing and using information from the Internet and the World Wide Web -- Common types of files on the Internet and the web -- Considering copyright guidelines before sharing and copying information -- Capturing and using text, images, and data from the web and the Internet -- Activity 2.1 : capturing and downloading images into a word-processing document -- End of activity 2.1 -- Using favorites to keep track of resources -- Procedures and steps for managing Internet and web information -- Summary -- Selected terms used in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 3. Using the web for research -- The first step : evaluating your information needs -- Choosing the best search tool to start with -- Browsing the World Wide Web : using directories -- Activity 3.1 : using a directory to browse for information -- Finding information gems in virtual libraries -- Activity 3.2 : finding resources in a virtual library -- Searching the World Wide Web : using search engines -- Activity 3.3 : using Boolean search operators -- Activity 3.4 : using phrase searching to find information -- Using several search engines simultaneously : meta-search tools -- Activity 3.5 : using a meta-search tool to find information -- Content issues : pornography, free speech, censorship, and filtering -- Summary -- Selected terms introduced in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 4. A researcher's toolkit : directories and virtual libraries -- Characteristics of directories -- Browsing and searching directories -- Activity 4.1 : a major directory and how to use it -- Virtual libraries : directories with a difference -- Activity 4.2 : using a virtual library -- A researcher's toolkit -- Summary -- Selected terms introduced in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects --
  • 5. Search strategies for search engines -- Search engine databases -- Search features common to most search engines -- Output features common to most search engines -- A basic search strategy : the 10 steps -- Activity 5.1 : search strategies in AltaVista -- Activity 5.2 : search strategies in Google -- Activity 5.3 : search strategies in Vivisimo -- Summary -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 6. Specialized databases -- Overview of specialized databases -- Information in specialized databases is often not accessible via search engines -- How to find specialized databases -- Using specialized databases -- Activity 6.1 : searching MEDLINE -- Activity 6.2 : finding company information -- Activity 6.3 : searching for United States Supreme Court Opinions -- Activity 6.4 : Finding an individual's email address, mailing address, and phone number -- Activity 6.5 : searching for a business address, a phone number, a map, and driving directions -- Summary -- Selected terms introduced in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 7. Searching for news and multimedia -- Searching for news -- Weblogs and E-Zines -- News tracking and alerts -- RSS and news aggregation -- Activity 7.1 : setting up a personal newsreader, or aggregator -- Searching for multimedia -- Summary -- Selected terms used in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 8. Searching library catalogs -- Overview of the development of online catalogs -- Characteristics of online library catalogs -- Ways to find library catalogs -- Activity 8.1 : Using Libweb to find a national catalog -- Activity 8.2 : using LIBCAT to find special collections -- Summary -- Selected terms introduced in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects --
  • 9. Searching email discussion groups & Usenet news -- Email discussion groups -- Activity 9.1 : finding a discussion group -- Usenet newsgroups -- Activity 9.2 : searching Usenet news using Google groups -- Etiquette in a discussion group or a Usenet newsgroup -- Summary -- Selected terms introduced in this chapter -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 10. Searching archives, downloading files & FTP -- Understanding the URL format for FTP -- Downloading a file by anonymous FTP -- Locating FTP archives and other sites for finding software -- Downloading and working with files from software archives -- Activity 10.1 : downloading and installing software from a software archive -- Using an FTP client program -- Summary -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 11. Evaluating information found on the World Wide Web -- Reasons to evaluate -- Guidelines for evaluation -- Activity 11.1 : using a URL and search engines to investigate a resource -- Activity 11.2 : applying guidelines to evaluate a resource -- Information about evaluating resources on the World Wide Web -- Summary -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- 12. Citing web and Internet sources -- Guidelines for citing Internet and web resources -- Citation examples -- Information on the web about citing electronic resources -- Summary -- Review questions -- Exercises and projects -- Appendix A. Ways to stay current -- Appendix B. Privacy and security on the Internet and the web -- Appendix C. Internet Explorer details -- Glossary
Control code
ocm56068750
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xi, 354 p.
Isbn
9781590280362
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004017752
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 789287
  • 789287

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