Searching for information on the internet

I was very surprised at how little overlap there was between Yahoo and Google in the search results.  I think the information on Google Advanced Search is really worthwhile and worth sharing, particularly for the staff and senior students.  iSeek seems helpful in the way you can target the results by source, topic, subject, resource type etc.  I am surprised by how many search responses are really not that helpful and feel the ‘drinking out of a fire hydrant’ would be a good analogy to share with the students so they don’t feel overwhelmed.  I learned a lot about how to search for info this week.

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