21 st Century Tools and Building Web Literacy. Presented by: Mark A. DeBenedictis Bergen County ETTC Bergen County Special Services firstname.lastname@example.org. Web Search Strategies in Plain English. A short video designed to help you get more from your web searches. ABC’s of Web Evaluation.
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Mark A. DeBenedictis
Bergen County ETTC
Bergen County Special Services
A short video designed to help you get more from your web searches.
If you are going to use the web for research,
don't be duped by what you find out there.
Coverage is the sum total of all the other criteria
Find the owner or publisher of a website here.
Find the owner of this site: www.martinlutherking.org
Do a link: command search
Use the Way Back Machine at www.web.archive.org
A Web crawler is a computer program that browses the World Wide Web in a methodical, automated manner or in an orderly fashion.
Blog is short for weblog –
it is literally a log of the Web.
The November Learning Blog
The Connected Classroom
Use “quotation marks” to ensure your keywords appear in your search results in the order you have specified.
Example: red fish vs “red fish”
47,500,000 results 613,000 results
Uniform Resource Locator
The URL is the address of a resource, or file, available on the Internet.
ANDnarrows a search by combining terms
Example: Portland AND Oregon
OR broadens a search to include results that contain either of the words you type
Example: liberal OR democrat
NOT will narrow a search by excluding search terms
Example: Oregon NOT travel
A list of websites of all the academic institutions in South Africa
Google search, type in ac.za, search
For a full list of country codes: http://goes.gsfc.nasa.gov/text /web_country_codes.html
How would you conduct a search for the following: US higher education Web sites that contain the word turtle.
Search for: edu + turtle
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