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Researching online for dummies

Authors : Reva Basch
Publisher : IDG Books Worldwide
Published Date : 1998-07-03
ISBN-13 : 9780764503825
Page : 333 Pages
Language : en


Descriptions Researching online for dummies

“Cheat Sheet” with Research Tips and Shortcuts Inside!

Find Out How to Use the Web Effectively for All Kinds of Research Projects! Ever been caught in a maze of irrelevant Web links that draw you further and further away from the topic you were trying to research? Researching Online For Dummies® shows you how to stay focused, find just what you need on the Net, and apply that information to the project you’re working on. Valuable Bonus CD Includes:

  • Microsoft’s popular Web browser
  • Netscape’s powerful Web browser
  • Northern Light: Excerpts of help files from this useful search engine
  • Acrobat Reader: For viewing and printing PDF files

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Inside, find helpful advice on how to:

  • Choose the best search engine for your research project
  • Use search tools specialized for your area of interest
  • Link up with a virtual guru for guidance on your quest
  • Get just what you need from online libraries, archives, and gated information services
  • Tackle governmental cyber-bureaucracy like a special agent
  • Make the most of the business and investing data on the Web
  • Verify your information, deal with copyright issues, and cite online resources properly

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