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...RESEARCH...RESEARCH...RESEARCH...

Let Technology WORK for you!

    -Don't be limited to only ONE form of research

More than one way to review data

    -Direct Addressing
    On-line reformers
    -Search Engines

    Direst Addressing

    ***Typing a URL into the URL location box & going directly to a web site***

    On-line Reference Services (ORS)
    Cyberspace contains many virtual muscams

SEARCH ENGINES

    Ask jeeves
    Goggle
    Yahoo
    Lycos
    About.com
    HOT BOT
    Webcrawler

...Narrowing a Search...

    + (plus sign)--tells the search engine to limit a search to web sites containing two or more specified wrods
    a space--broadens search to find sites that contain any of the words on the criteria
    -(minus sign)--excludes unwanted sites
    +,-, and space--can be combined to produce very precise criteria
    NOTE: Some search engines don't use these symbols

...Evaluating Sources...

    ->Anyone can post information
    ->No rules on accuracy or reliability
    ->Discriminate, read carefully, and check sources

...Evaluating Sources...

    CHECK FOR THE FOLLOWING
    ->Data posted
->Up-to-date information
    ->Factual or opinion
    ->Primary source
    ->Credntials of Author