Internet research for HRD ProfessionPresentation Transcript
Internet Search Strategy
Sharing for HRD Community Maxis Academy
The ability to learn faster than your competitor may be the only sustainable competitive advantage.
Peter Senge, The Fifth Discipline
Web Seminar – Talent/BetterManagement
E-Magazine – CLOMedia, Quality Digest
Discussion Group – TRDev, Training Ideas
Network- LinkedIn, Facebook, Orkut
Information in PPT- Slideshare
Expert – About, Yahoo Answer
Blog - Technorati
Internal communication Web 2.0 – blog
E-Newsletters – About
HRD – CLO, ASTD, Fast Company, Better Management
Definition of Net The Internet is the publicly accessible worldwide system of interconnected computer networks that transmit data by packet switching using a standardized Internet Protocol (IP). It is made up of thousands of smaller commercial, academic, domestic and government networks. It carries various information and services, such as electronic mail , online chat , and the interlinked web pages and other documents of the World Wide Web .
How big is the web?
56 billion static web pages are publicly-available on the World Wide Web.
Another estimated 6 billion static pages are available within private intranet sites
200+ billion database-driven pages are available as dynamic database reports ("invisible web" pages)
Google.com indexes 9.75 billion web pages.
The invisible web, , a vast repository of information that search engines don't have access to, such as databases
Private networks, called intranets, that are not actually hooked up to the Web
Forms , like ColdFusion or CGI
Password-protected sites , like a university library
Sites that intentionally, for various reasons, keep their information from being indexed by search engine spiders
the inventor of the World Wide Web and director of the World Wide Web Consortium
Choose appropriate key words
b. Select right tools
c. Evaluate Information
1. What information you want to
have right now?
Specialized search engine
Specialized Directory – academy, alexa
Tools for Multimedia
Sound - Podcast
TV – Online TV
Photo – flickr
A web browser is a software application , technically a type of HTTP client , that enables a user to display and interact with HTML documents hosted by web servers or held in a file system .
HTML & HTTP
In computing, HyperText Markup Language ( HTML ) is a markup language designed for the creation of web pages with hypertext and other information to be displayed in a web browser . HTML is used to structure information — denoting certain text as headings, paragraphs, lists and so on
Browser - functions
Mozilla Firefox – tab, extensions, high security
Internet explorer – tab, integrated
Opera – sessions, ligh
Internet Explorer (decoder)
Home Page (Google, Yahoo)
Refresh (7 seconds)
Definition Definition: A search engine is a searchable database of Internet files collected by a computer program (called a wanderer, crawler, robot, worm, spider).
All the Web
Internet search engines can be the most useful--or useless--tools on the Internet Search Engines
Boolean Search Add +ABC Minus -ABC Default DEF OR ABC Exact phrase “ABC” Wild card ABC* Synonym ABC~
Boolean OR 33702660 NOT 81497 AND 1677
Study Search Engine Help Files
Use The "Three Strikes" Rule
Don't Play Favorites
Use Specialized Search Sites
Keep your book mark well classified
pick by human
small portion of cyberspace
Yahoo - largest collection of topical collections
Google Web Directory –
using the Google link ranking technology; Google search results are also included with directory results
Open Directory – volunteers to pick the web pages
About - large collection of topical collections gathered subject specialists
Alexa – List down the highly ranked websites
100times – free education sites for business studies
INFOMINE - large collection of scholarly Internet resources collectively maintained by several libraries, including those from the University of California
The Internet Public Library - large, selective collection from the University of Michigan
The WWW Virtual Library - highly respected guides to many disciplines sponsored by the W3 Consortium
Web Evaluation Techniques STEP BACK & ASK: Does it all add up ?
Why was the page put on the Web ?
inform with facts and data?
as a parody or satire?
Is it appropriate for your purpose?
Try evaluating some sites...
Search a controversial topic in Google :
“ stem cells” abortion
Scan the first two pages of results
Visit one or two sites
try to evaluate their quality and reliability
Freedom of speech Porno graphy
data loss due to viruses is still less than 10%
2 hours to clear up, a major infection will probably
take 5 days
What is the consequences?
One of the first major attacks in the United States occurred in 1988 with a virus created by a Cornell University graduate student. It jammed more than 6,000 computers across the country, shutting down some networks on what was then a much smaller national computer network.
Antivirus Rules For The Users
1 . Never accept disks , programs or data files without checking them first 2. Never use software , demo's or other software with doubtful origins 3 . Always scan any program or document download onto your machine before you open or read it, this includes attachments received via e-mail 4. If you lend a disk to anyone, check it when you get it back. BEFORE you use it again 5. Keep your Antivirus software up to date
Freedom of speech
Abide to non-disclosure agreement.
In discussion group, lurk before you participant.
Do not use four letter words
Use emoticon for international communication
It’s a big NO NO
Why it is not allowed?
If allowed, what would be the negative consequences?