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Instructor: Buthaina Al Othman

Tips for Searching the WWW

Learn How to become an online Detective!

  1. Internet Detective has good instructions and tips on how to select reliable Internet resources and information, in general.

    Please go to the presentation: http://www.sosig.ac.uk/desire/internet-detective.html

  2. Click Brain PoP to watch an animation movie on how to improve your Internet searching.
  3. Do you like to surf the Net? If so, click here to find out how many search engines are available for you to use on the WWW!
  4. Do you need some tips on how to narrow searches
    If you are short in time?
  5. Then, try: http://metasearch.com/

Recommended Search Engines


(good for science topics)


(good for almost everything)


(you can enter a ful question)


(can find digital images)


try it and tell the class


have not tried it yet, you can try it and tell the class

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