Effective Online Searching

This book focuses on searching and hands-on experience, which makes the text suitable for those who wish to learn searching for their own use as well.

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Author: Christine L. Borgman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000444933

Category: Computers

Page: 224

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This book focuses on searching and hands-on experience, which makes the text suitable for those who wish to learn searching for their own use as well. It is intended for those who will act as search intermediaries, accepting questions from clients and performing the searches.

Online Searching

The serviceference - - for ASE ( Excer BRS Information Technologies of New
York was established in the mid - 1970s to provide innovative and cost effective
online searching . The service provides online access to over 130 databases
which ...

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Author: R. J. Hartley

Publisher: London ; New York : Bowker-Saur

ISBN: UOM:39015017012330

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 387

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Smart Online Searching

Which online sources canyou trust? How do you know which sites include the
facts you're looking for? Learn how to do an effective online search, what to do if
you have trouble finding information, and how to tell whether a source is reliable.

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Author: Mary Lindeen

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 9781467796941

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 539

The information you find online can sometimes feel overwhelming. Which online sources can you trust? How do you know which sites include the facts you're looking for? Learn the basics of how to do an effective online search, what to do if you have trouble finding information, and how to tell whether a source is reliable.

Effective Literature Searching for Research

This practical guide explains, in a straightforward manner, the techniques, procedures and methods of organisation that will enable the reader to understand the environment within which they are working and thereby exploit it more ...

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Author: Sarah Gash

Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, England : Gower

ISBN: 0566082772

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 133

View: 418

This practical guide explains, in a straightforward manner, the techniques, procedures and methods of organization that will enable the reader to understand the environment within which they are working and thereby exploit it more effectively.

Basic Legal Research

OVERVIEW OF THE ONLINE SEARCH PROCESS When you research online,
you need to follow an organized plan to research effectively. Effective online
searching usually involves the following four steps. a. Selecting a Service You
want to ...

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Author: Amy E. Sloan

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9781543825275

Category: Law

Page: 320

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This best-selling coursebook on legal research is known for its clear, step-by-step instruction in the basics. Using a building-block approach, Basic Legal Research: Tools and Strategies, Eighth Edition breaks material into discrete, readily comprehensible parts. Ideal as a course book or reference, this text emphasizes online research, with targeted coverage of print materials. Its comprehensive coverage and self-contained chapters offer flexibility to fit a variety of course structures. Useful pedagogy throughout the text includes end-of-chapter checklists, clear examples, and summary charts. Helpful sample pages and examples of research sources guide students through the presentation, and an accompanying workbook provides exercises to test comprehension and to apply legal research tools and strategies. New to the Eighth Edition: Completely revised material throughout, providing thorough instruction in the latest features and functions of the main research platforms. Updated coverage includes Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law. Instruction now fully oriented toward online research: Early chapters address online search strategies and use sample searches to illustrate how to draft a word search. Chapters on individual sources focus primarily on online search techniques while still incorporating targeted descriptions of print sources. Citation explanations cover both the ALWD Guide to Legal Citation (7th ed.) and the Bluebook (21st ed.). New material on citation literacy explains how citation formats communicate weight of authority. Professors and student will benefit from: Clear, step-by-step instruction covering the basics of legal research A building-block approach that breaks the material into discrete and comprehensible parts Self-contained chapters on research sources that make the book adaptable to any type of legal research course End-of-chapter checklists, numerous examples, and summary charts that aid in understanding, retention, and review Updated sample pages, screen shots, and references to research sources

Effective Legal Research

Try out online searches on a CD - ROM first , if possible 4.37 Unless your online
subscription and internet service provider allow unlimited access , payment for
online searches depends on time logged on so it is a good idea to prepare the ...

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Author: Irene Nemes

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105062985135

Category: Legal research

Page: 448

View: 362

A practical introductory guide to legal research which identifies the sources and explains how to use them. It includes worked examples, flow charts, diagrams and exercises to explain both hard copy and electronic research methods. In this new edition, the authors have updated and improved the text.

ONLINE Conference Proceedings

Third , how variable are the results of student searches using printed tools and
computerized databases ? Fourth , is it possible for students to produce effective
online searches with only a limited introduction to the mechanics of searching ?

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Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015019135733

Category: Database management

Page:

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Librarian s Guide to Online Searching Cultivating Database Skills for Research and Instruction 4th Edition

This groundbreaking textbook and guide for library school students and librarians will help you—regardless of experience level or environment—learn the ins and outs of working with online databases, the best tactics for effective ...

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Author: Suzanne S. Bell

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781610699990

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 222

This groundbreaking textbook and guide for library school students and librarians will help you—regardless of experience level or environment—learn the ins and outs of working with online databases, the best tactics for effective research online, and the methods for conveying these search skills to others. • Features discussions of databases by discipline, including social science, science, medicine, and humanities, covering both bibliographic and numerical databases • Provides readers with a toolkit of fundamental search skills to increase research effectiveness • Presents advice and techniques for both virtual and in-person teaching • Offers a companion website with additional information and exercises • Includes new "Additional Resources" sections for each database chapter, providing exposure to more database names and vendors, as well as a new section on discovery services

Job Searching Online For Dummies

In the “ Ultra - effective online job - search strategies ” section later in this chapter
, I help you decide which types of online areas to visit , depending on your
strategy . But you need to go through and look at the specific sites to decide
exactly ...

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Author: Pam Dixon

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: PSU:000046479686

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 328

It sure is maddening to feel like you're wasting away in a frustrating or dead-end job. And even if you have a great job, sometimes it's just time to move on. But it's also scary to switch careers. And while getting a great job is always important, it's especially so when that job is the first job of your new career. Whether you're a seasoned job-hunter or a fresh-faced graduate, you may be surprised to know that online job searching is so widespread now that between 40 and 80 percent of employers search for job candidates online. And while everybody has completely different job-search questions and needs, the second edition of Job Searching Online For Dummies is designed for every job seeker, including Passive job seekers; those just casually keeping an eye out for new job opportunities New college graduates Seasoned pros, who will want to take some time to find a job that fits their skills perfectly Web novices, who need to get up to speed on using the Internet and figure out what makes an online job search work Job seekers who need to find a job yesterday, who are ready to start browsing jobs immediately. In this book, you'll discover everything you need to know to capture the best job possible by using the Web and other online tools, such as e-mail. And you'll uncover tips to Get organized and develop an online job-search strategy Put together an efficient, effective electronic resume or Web portfolio Understand the intricacies of e-mailing and online networking Navigate cyberspace and online job databases Improve your job-search odds Getting a great job doesn't have to be a drudgery. As you plan your job-search strategy, write your resume, and begin to contact employers, know that Job Searching Online For Dummies is here to help you in your journey. It's chock-full of the latest online job searching advice.

An Investigation of the Effectiveness of an Online Catalog in Providing Bibliographic Access to Children in a Public Library Setting

Based on the data collected , children do not use the online catalog as effectively
as a card catalog . About 65 % of the children were successful in the card catalog
searches , whereas about 10 % of the children were successful in the online ...

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Author: Leslie Edmonds

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015018467061

Category: Catalogs, Card

Page: 178

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Online Searching

What skills and qualities did they think they needed to become an effective online
searcher ? Suggestions varied : ' an ability to plan in advance ' ; ' a knowledge of
the contents of the files ' ; ' you need to be meticulous ' ( she thought she was ) ...

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Author: David Nicholas

Publisher: Cassell

ISBN: UOM:39015012897131

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 160

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Online Searching

It is more difficult to reach a situation where online searching becomes a normal
service within an organisation if this is the first occasion on which an information
service has been provided . The most effective form of publicity is a satisfied user
 ...

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Author: W. Malcolm Henry

Publisher: London ; Boston : Butterworths

ISBN: UCAL:B4379530

Category: Online bibliographic searching

Page: 209

View: 957

General introduction; Origin and scope of the services and databases; The hardware; How to search; The structuring of information within a database; The search facilities available; Search preparation and strategy; The role of the intermediary; Management of aspects of online searching; Education and training.

Online Review

DIWLOG SEARCH PROCEDURES AND THEIR EFFICIENCY FOR # - 227
TRUNCATION IN DIALOG SEARCHING . ... COMPUTE 6 - 322 CHEMICAL
ABSTRACTS CONDENSATES TECHNIQUES FOR EFFECTIVE ONLINE
SEARCHING .

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Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015010732090

Category: Electronic data processing

Page:

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Online Searching Goes to School

HIGHER - ORDER THINKING SKILLS Harter ( 1984 ) maintains that effective
online searching is not conceivable without an orderly , analytical , and inquiring
approach to information retrieval . Considine ( 1985 ) indicates that meaningful ...

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Author: Doris M. Epler

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN: UOM:39015010366071

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 149

View: 377

...an excellent introduction to online database search services, how they are now being used in school libraries, and the types of expanded services that they can provide in school libraries. -- Wilson Library Bulletin

International Forum on Information and Documentation

Slamecka , El - Shishiny , and Bassit [ 12 ] analyzed 4,965 online searches
conducted by the Egyptian National ... Online searching is an efficient and
powerful means for accessing a tremendous amount of information in a few
minutes . Search ...

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Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112002328323

Category: Documentation

Page:

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National Online 2001

FROM EARLY ONLINE SEARCHING TO INTERNET SURFING In the 1970s
academics battled with the complexities of teaching ... Numerous publications
appeared on these issues ; good summaries can be found in the works of Wood (
ref .

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Author: Martha E. Williams

Publisher: Information Today Incorporated

ISBN: 1573871230

Category: Computers

Page: 575

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End user Searching

Tenopir covers the options available for libraries that want to offer enduser
searching ; end - user search systems ... with online databases ; and , is it
possible for students to produce effective online searches with only limited
instruction on the ...

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Author: American Library Association

Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association

ISBN: UCAL:B4214539

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 230

View: 985

Essays discuss end-user services in libraries, training, data base services in various subject areas, gateway software, and laser disc-based services.

The On line Revolution in Information

Effectiveness of online searching is most often argued in terms of precision and
recall measures , and indeed online searching does seem to have higher
relevancy and higher recall measures ( which vary considerably from database to
 ...

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Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015008832852

Category: Communication in science

Page: 85

View: 338

CD ROM for African Research Needs

If money were the only consideration, when is online searching more cost
effective than a CD-ROM subscription? A simple rule of the thumb calculation
would be to divide the subscription cost by the average cost of an online search
to ...

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Author: Lisbeth A. Levey

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000052157942

Category: Africa

Page: 157

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