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Power Searching : Finding Answers Online in Seconds Flat (Paperback) (Rita Gavelis)

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Written by a technology trainer with more than 25 years of library experience, this book explains how search engines work, identifies the differences in the various engines available, and provides proven tips for searching with popular engines as well as methods for finding information in alternate search engines, subject indices, and the hidden web.

• Provides a practical and easy-to-use guide for finding the right information in the minimal number of clicks and queries

• Presents proven-effective tools for teaching or coaching patrons to develop better search skills—an important ability in today's information-overload environment

• Logically explains and compares search engines and customization techniques, identifies the differences in indexing and ranking methods, describes how to identify credible sources, and highlights the importance of matching resources with information needs

Written by a technology trainer with more than 25 years of library experience, this book explains how search engines work, identifies the differences in the various engines available, and provides proven tips for searching with popular engines as well as methods for finding information in alternate search engines, subject indices, and the hidden web.

Number of Pages: 140.0
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc
Author: Rita Gavelis
Language: English
Street Date: May 31, 2017
TCIN: 21571370
UPC: 9781440841293
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-7617

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