Using Internet effectively<br />By: Natalia Jiménez Ulloa<br />
Gettingstarted<br />Define a topic.<br />What information you are looking for?<br />Why you are looking for it?<br />What you are not looking for?<br />
Keywords<br />Use keywords in your searching in order to make your finding easier.<br />It is recommended to use from 6 to 8 words.<br /><ul><li>Nouns.
Objects.</li></ul>Avoid verbs, use them only when they will define objects. <br />
Use of phrases<br />They are two or more words that could be find within the document.<br />Example:<br />“Irish coffee”.<br /><ul><li>The might go within quotation marks.</li></li></ul><li>Punctuation and Capitalization<br />You can type your queries either in lowercase or uppercase.<br />You can combine both.<br />For general research you “Lowercase” is moer useful.<br />
BooleanBasics<br />You can narrow you search in order to get effective results by using the following “Commands”.<br />And: It is used when you want to find information which will have the two word you typed. “England and U.S.A”<br />Or: It is used to find either one word or both in the searching. “English or German”.<br />And not: It is used when you want to find a document which has one word, but not if the document also contains another word.<br />
Quick Tips<br />Use nouns,pronouns, and conjuctions, never use articles “the”.<br />Use from 6 to 8 words per search.<br />When you will use, or combine word into phrases, place them inside quotation marks.<br />Spell carefully.<br />Avoid redundant terms.<br />
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