Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Internet Search Methods
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Internet Search Methods

5,855
views

Published on

Published in: Technology

1 Comment
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
5,855
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
55
Comments
1
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide
  • 1.01 Internet Search Methods
  • 1.01 Internet Search Methods
  • 1.01 Internet Search Methods
  • 1.01 Internet Search Methods
  • 1.01 Internet Search Methods
  • 1.01 Internet Search Methods
  • 1.01 Internet Search Methods
  • Transcript

    • 1. Internet Search Methods 1.01 Understand Internet search tools and methods.
    • 2. What are Internet search methods?
      • Search methods are used by search tools to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Internet searches.
      • Search methods:
        • Keyword
        • Field
        • Boolean
        • Miscellaneous
      1.01 Understand Internet search tools and methods. Slide
    • 3. Keyword Search
      • Keying a main idea, phrase, or concept (called a search string) in the search box with or without quotation marks.
        • Use quotation marks to identify a phrase
          • “ to be or not to be” will return results only of entire phrase
      1.01 Understand Internet search tools and methods. Slide
    • 4. Field
      • Field – The search is conducted for a specific title, domain, URL, or host.
        • Allows the user to adjust the breadth and depth of a search.
      1.01 Understand Internet search tools and methods. Slide
    • 5. Boolean Logic
      • A method used to refine a search with the use of operators with keywords:
        • AND, OR
        • + and – symbols
        • Place symbol immediately before keyword
        • Star Wars +I =Star Wars episode I
      1.01 Understand Internet search tools and methods. Slide
    • 6. Search Methods – Boolean (continued)
      • Vacation Paris OR London
        • OR broadens a search by including results that match either of the words
      • Vacation Paris AND France
        • AND narrows a search by combining terms
      • Note: Boolean operators are often implied in a search and therefore not required by the user; however, sometimes they are very helpful in narrowing the search results.
      1.01 Understand Internet search tools and methods. Slide
    • 7. Miscellaneous Search Methods
        • Different Language Support searches for words in different languages
        • Spell Checker gives suggestions if the word keyed for the search is spelled incorrectly
        • Phonebook uses phone numbers to search for locations and addresses
        • Math/equivalents solves basic math problems and converts equivalents
      1.01 Understand Internet search tools and methods. Slide