Free Workshop-Fundamentals of Internet Research

Carrboro, NC

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Event Details

Workshop Description:

This workshop focuses on the Internet as a research resource and covers the critical skills and strategies needed to master Internet researching. In this interactive environment, participants will learn simple and advanced techniques for finding and evaluating information found on the Internet.

Workshop Length:

2 hours

Workshop Prerequisite(s):

None

Learning Objectives:

Demonstrate an understanding of the Internet as a research source.
Create effective internet searches using keywords, Boolean operators, and other search techniques.
Demonstrate an ability to identify and use different types of internet finding aids including search engines and subject directories.
Locate and critically evaluate information sources on the Internet.

Recommended Workshop Materials:

TBA. Tablets are welcomed.

Topics Covered:

Internet Search Engines
Category-Specific Searches 
Subject Directories
Simple and Advanced Search Queries
Boolean Operators
Evaluating Internet Sources