The World Wide Web
consists of billions of Web pages and thousands of search tools. As such, the WWW can often be a frustrating
research tool. Knowing how to select the proper search tool will save valuable
time and help you retrieve more useful results.
start searching the Web, take the time to read the following web pages written
by Laura B. Cohen (retired academic librarian from the University of Albany,
State University of New York) for some helpful
Understanding the World Wide Web,
How to Choose a Search
Searching on the Internet,
Search Techniques, and
Best Bet Search
information on the following pages to help you become an effective Web searcher.
Remember to ask
the LRC staff for assistance.