An introduction to the concept that search engines (such as Google) have access only a small part of the Internet. This is sometimes referred to as the surface and the deep Web – search engines search the surface web only. Produced by Ohio University Library, US. Video is 2:42 min. Resource F305.
Searching effectively for books, journal articles, and other information resources using both library and web-based resources now available to you.
A clear and useful introduction to searching in Google Scholar. Produced by Cooperative Library Instruction Project (CLIP), US. Video is 7:02 min. Resource F306.
This website has an excellent interactive page where you can drag-and-drop “books” into the right call-number order. This is the system used to shelve and find books in our libraries, so test yourself! Resource F211. The page will ask to check, and then tell you “correct”, or try again: LINK TO Kent State University, US: Tutorial
There are many other Search Engines for the Web as well as Google, and some will give results in easier, graphical ways, or ensure that the results have already been evaluated as useful for academic work. Try some alternatives! Video is 1:08 min. Resource #F307.
There are many other Search Engines for the Web as well as Google, and some will give results in easier, graphical ways, or ensure that the results have already been evaluated as useful for academic work. Try some alternatives! Suggested VIDEO Resource #F307 to link. Resource #F308. LINK TO: Alternatives to Google HANDOUT
This is a quick video introduction to all HCT libraries – welcome to the information hub of the colleges. Video is 1:17 min. Resource #U10. Download: General Introduction to HCT Libraries
Power Searching with Google is a course to improve your Google search skills. Complete the following two self paced courses: Basic Power Searching with Google and Advanced Power Searching with Google