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