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Internet Information    Research Skills:   Get what you want in 5 minutes
 
Objectives: <ul><li>Understand the internet history, etiquette and  politics </li></ul><ul><li>Aware of info management an...
Outline <ul><li>1. Introduction - video, test and needs </li></ul><ul><li>2. Online Search Skills </li></ul><ul><li>3. Sea...
1. Introduction <ul><li>What is internet? </li></ul><ul><li>NEC Research Institute estimated that as of February 1999, the...
Too wide!!
1.1 Your needs? <ul><li>1. What information you want to have right now? </li></ul><ul><li>A.________________________ </li>...
1.2 Intro: History <ul><li>What do you know about internet history?  </li></ul><ul><li>1962-1969 APRANET </li></ul><ul><li...
1.3 Introduction: Test <ul><li>how many web pages in internet know? </li></ul><ul><li>Name three major search engines? </l...
1.4 Browser - functions <ul><li>Homepage </li></ul><ul><li>Back.Forward - Fast Back </li></ul><ul><li>Find within the same...
2:  Online Search Skills Techniques Identify your topic Search Information Evaluate information Apply information Store in...
Overview: Techniques <ul><li>K now what you want </li></ul><ul><li>D ecide the tools </li></ul><ul><li>R ight keywords and...
2.1 Know What you want ? <ul><li>What is your subject matter? </li></ul><ul><li>What info you want? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
2.2 Decide the tools <ul><li>General Info </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Directories </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Specific info </li></ul...
2.3 Right keywords <ul><li>What are the keywords? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Memosa Pudica </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kitty Cat...
2.4 Book Mark  <ul><li>Bookmark it </li></ul><ul><li>Create Folder, Change name </li></ul><ul><li>Create a off-site bookma...
3.O  Search Tools: directories  and search engine communication <ul><li>General Info </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Directories </l...
3.1  Search Tools:  a. General Directories  <ul><li>Yellow Pages, see Looksmart.com </li></ul><ul><li>Human Pick </li></ul...
3.1  Search Tools:  <ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul>
3.1  Search Tools: b.Specialize Directories  <ul><li>Other Directories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.miningco.com - coach </li...
3.1  Search Tools: <ul><li>Malaysia online </li></ul><ul><li>oldest directory </li></ul><ul><li>16,000 academic </li></ul>...
3.1  Search Tools: <ul><li>personal trailblazer </li></ul><ul><li>Zinezone </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise: Find your informati...
3.2  Search Tools:  Search Engines <ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul><ul><li>Pick up by software: Rob...
3.2  Search Tools:  Search Engines Exercise:  List 3 BO for each of the information  you need <ul><ul><li>Boolean Operator...
3.2  Search Tools:  Search Engines <ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul><ul><li>Index  8% of web </li></...
3.2  Search Tools:  Meta Search  Engines <ul><li>Combine search engines  </li></ul><ul><li>Similar BO </li></ul><ul><li>Ge...
3.2  Search Tools:  Meta Search  Engines 23 search engines +  FTP and Usenet Pull down menus list of meta search engines <...
3.3  Communication:  web based mailing list <ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul><ul><li>Web/Email  Base...
3.3  Communication:  Email based mailing list <ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul>- www.liszt.com - sub...
3.3  Communication:  Dejanews <ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul>- www.dejanews.com - soc.culture.mala...
4. Evaluation and Sharing <ul><li>Evaluation of Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>author’s authority </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
Internet Politics <ul><li>Virus </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom of speech </li></ul><ul><li>Pornography </li></ul><ul><li>Compan...
5. Conclusion and Summaries <ul><li>internet history, etiquette and  politics </li></ul><ul><li>info management and online...
5. Conclusion and Summaries
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  1. 1. Internet Information Research Skills: Get what you want in 5 minutes
  2. 3. Objectives: <ul><li>Understand the internet history, etiquette and politics </li></ul><ul><li>Aware of info management and online search skills </li></ul><ul><li>Practice different information searching tools - directories, search engines, mailing lists and newsgroups </li></ul><ul><li>Able to evaluate information </li></ul>
  3. 4. Outline <ul><li>1. Introduction - video, test and needs </li></ul><ul><li>2. Online Search Skills </li></ul><ul><li>3. Search Tools: Search engine, directories and communication </li></ul><ul><li>4. Evaluation and sharing - exercise </li></ul><ul><li>5. Conclusion - test and summary </li></ul>
  4. 5. 1. Introduction <ul><li>What is internet? </li></ul><ul><li>NEC Research Institute estimated that as of February 1999, there were 2.8 million publicly accessible web servers </li></ul><ul><li>800 million pages on the web, as of Feb, 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Network of networks </li></ul>
  5. 6. Too wide!!
  6. 7. 1.1 Your needs? <ul><li>1. What information you want to have right now? </li></ul><ul><li>A.________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>B. _______________________ </li></ul><ul><li>C. _______________________ </li></ul>
  7. 8. 1.2 Intro: History <ul><li>What do you know about internet history? </li></ul><ul><li>1962-1969 APRANET </li></ul><ul><li>1970-1988 Universities, government, major corporations </li></ul><ul><li>1988-1990 Decommission APRANET, renamed INTERNET </li></ul><ul><li>1991-1993 Commercial activities allowed, Gopher and Mosaic </li></ul><ul><li>1994-1996 Netscape - 40 million users </li></ul><ul><li>…………………………………………………………………… .. </li></ul><ul><li>BBN Timeline </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bbn.com/customer_connection/timeline.htm </li></ul>
  8. 9. 1.3 Introduction: Test <ul><li>how many web pages in internet know? </li></ul><ul><li>Name three major search engines? </li></ul><ul><li>Name two web based mailing list? </li></ul><ul><li>Is Yahoo a directory? </li></ul><ul><li>What is meta-search engine? </li></ul><ul><li>What is mailing list used for? </li></ul>
  9. 10. 1.4 Browser - functions <ul><li>Homepage </li></ul><ul><li>Back.Forward - Fast Back </li></ul><ul><li>Find within the same document </li></ul><ul><li>Organize info - Bookmark </li></ul><ul><li>Save </li></ul>
  10. 11. 2: Online Search Skills Techniques Identify your topic Search Information Evaluate information Apply information Store information Share information Info Management
  11. 12. Overview: Techniques <ul><li>K now what you want </li></ul><ul><li>D ecide the tools </li></ul><ul><li>R ight keywords and BO </li></ul><ul><li>B ookmark the site </li></ul>
  12. 13. 2.1 Know What you want ? <ul><li>What is your subject matter? </li></ul><ul><li>What info you want? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reports? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How long is your search time? </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise: Define three area…….. </li></ul>
  13. 14. 2.2 Decide the tools <ul><li>General Info </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Directories </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Specific info </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search engine </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mailing List/ Newsgroups/Online Chat </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Exercise: Define the tools in those areas…….. </li></ul>
  14. 15. 2.3 Right keywords <ul><li>What are the keywords? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Memosa Pudica </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kitty Cat or Hello Kitty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are the alternate keywords? </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise: Define keywords of three areas…….. </li></ul>
  15. 16. 2.4 Book Mark <ul><li>Bookmark it </li></ul><ul><li>Create Folder, Change name </li></ul><ul><li>Create a off-site bookmark </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise: Create three folder names </li></ul>
  16. 17. 3.O Search Tools: directories and search engine communication <ul><li>General Info </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Directories </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Specific info </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search engine </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mailing List/ Newsgroups/Online Chat </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. 3.1 Search Tools: a. General Directories <ul><li>Yellow Pages, see Looksmart.com </li></ul><ul><li>Human Pick </li></ul><ul><li>General Information </li></ul>
  18. 19. 3.1 Search Tools: <ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul>
  19. 20. 3.1 Search Tools: b.Specialize Directories <ul><li>Other Directories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.miningco.com - coach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coach approach - articles, links, chat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Index 24,000 categories </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul>
  20. 21. 3.1 Search Tools: <ul><li>Malaysia online </li></ul><ul><li>oldest directory </li></ul><ul><li>16,000 academic </li></ul><ul><li>resources </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul>
  21. 22. 3.1 Search Tools: <ul><li>personal trailblazer </li></ul><ul><li>Zinezone </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul>
  22. 23. 3.2 Search Tools: Search Engines <ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul><ul><li>Pick up by software: Robot, Bot etc </li></ul><ul><li>Look for specific information </li></ul><ul><li>Detective </li></ul>
  23. 24. 3.2 Search Tools: Search Engines Exercise: List 3 BO for each of the information you need <ul><ul><li>Boolean Operator </li></ul></ul>Add + Wild card * Minus - Exact phrase “….” Bracket ( )
  24. 25. 3.2 Search Tools: Search Engines <ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul><ul><li>Index 8% of web </li></ul>Index 8% of web; from HotWired; Select Pull Down Menu Index 15% of the web
  25. 26. 3.2 Search Tools: Meta Search Engines <ul><li>Combine search engines </li></ul><ul><li>Similar BO </li></ul><ul><li>General terms </li></ul>
  26. 27. 3.2 Search Tools: Meta Search Engines 23 search engines + FTP and Usenet Pull down menus list of meta search engines <ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul>
  27. 28. 3.3 Communication: web based mailing list <ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul><ul><li>Web/Email Based Mailing List </li></ul><ul><li>Register as member </li></ul><ul><li>Example: TQM in Egroups </li></ul>
  28. 29. 3.3 Communication: Email based mailing list <ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul>- www.liszt.com - subscibe listname - unsubscribe - listserv/majodomo
  29. 30. 3.3 Communication: Dejanews <ul><li>Exercise: Find your information here </li></ul>- www.dejanews.com - soc.culture.malaysia - use newsreader
  30. 31. 4. Evaluation and Sharing <ul><li>Evaluation of Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>author’s authority </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>publisher’s background </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>currency: date </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>reference of other sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>motive: commercial, academic or propaganda </li></ul></ul>
  31. 32. Internet Politics <ul><li>Virus </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom of speech </li></ul><ul><li>Pornography </li></ul><ul><li>Company policies </li></ul><ul><li>Copy right </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing information </li></ul>
  32. 33. 5. Conclusion and Summaries <ul><li>internet history, etiquette and politics </li></ul><ul><li>info management and online search skills </li></ul><ul><li>directories, search engines, mailing lists and newsgroups </li></ul><ul><li>evaluate information </li></ul>
  33. 34. 5. Conclusion and Summaries
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