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Web Search Skills

Guide to Searching on the Web  Librarian of the Internet

Keyword searching vs Subject searching 

Web Search Skills 10-15 minute tutorials that help you to achieve information fluency. Includes: search process; using keywords; and how URLs work.

Seven Steps to Effective Library Research  Cornell University Library offers library research strategies.

Four Nets for Better Searching  Search techniques.

Virtual Training Suite  a set of free Internet tutorials to help you develop Internet Info Skills.

R.I.O.T. research info online tutorial - Rutgers University

Open Source Copyright

Creative Commons Content Directories 

Creative Commons Search Links to video, image, music, and media sources including:, Flickr, Fotopedia, Jamendo, SpinXpress

Creative Commons Learn about the licenses.

Marking Users  Learn the proper way of providing credit when you are making a verbatim use.

Search Engine Comparison: efficiently find information on the Internet using complex search strategies

Meta-Search Engines: the purpose of meta-search engines and how they work for you.

Invisible Web is what you cannot find using general web search engines.

100 Search Engines for Serious Scholars

Web Search Guide is about web searching, web strategies and tools from a Canadian perspective.

RefSeek is an Academic search engine for students and researchers.