When Not to Use Google• Google doesnt cluster results• Google isn’t good enough to find a persons email address• Google isnt the best place to find what an abbreviation stands for• Some topic-specific directories are simply more fine-tuned than Googles regular full-text search• When working on an in-depth research project (like a college thesis), Google doesnt help you catalog multiple search results, or let you take notes on interesting sites.
Web Catalogues or DirectoriesMassive online catalogs that areedited, sorted, and organized byhumans
Major Web Directories• http://directory.google.com• http://dir.yahoo.com• http://dmoz.org
Practical Tips for Managing Information1. Using bookmarks2. Printing information3. Saving text for subsequent reading or printing4. Saving an image or diagram