Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
Using The Internet Part 1   Find
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.


Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Using The Internet Part 1 Find



Published in Technology
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads


Total Views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide


  • 1. Taming the Beast Using the Internet Efficiently & Effectively
  • 2. Tame the Beast To use the Internet efficiently and effectively, you must have FEAR!
  • 3. Tame the Beast 1. Internet searching
  • 4. Become the Web Whisperer Successful Internet searches are: PLANNED Public domain image from
    • Write out your topic .
    • Circle the keywords that give your topic meaning.
    • Use these words as your search terms . 5-8 is optimal!
    • Venture off the Google path.
    • Try page 2+ of the results list.
  • 5. Become the Web Whisperer Internet Search Guide: Worksheet: A comprehensive plan Creative Commons Image by Ed Sanders from
    • Use distinctive phrases in “ ” where possible – e.g. “affirmative action”.
    • Search for organizations that may have published information on your topic.
    • Include synonyms, acronyms , etc. associated with your topic keywords.
    • Try, learn, revise!
  • 6. Become the Web Whisperer Try the Search Engine Guide: Create your own search engine: Some alternate search engines:
  • 7. Become the Web Whisperer Watch a quick screencast on how to use this online resource designed for student research. Try Google Scholar!
  • 8. Become the Web Whisperer Successful Internet searches are: FOCUSED YOU ARE HERE EXIT Public Domain Image from
    • Explore avenues that will get you to your goal.
    • Surfing/Social Media = LATER Use bookmarks/favorites to remember interesting but unrelated sites.
    • Use bookmarks or a CITATION MANAGER to keep track of where you’ve been!
  • 9. Go on to the next step: EVALUATE