Advanced Web Searching
This site provides information on how to use advanced search methods such as boolean logic to search the web. There is a link to an interactive tutorial that guides students on an advanced search journey through the alta vista search engine to help students understand and use boolean search techniques.
Material Type: Tutorial
Date Added to MERLOT: May 28, 2003
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 15, 2014
Submitter: Lisa Dubuc
Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure
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Discussion for Advanced Web Searching
6 weeks ago
Denise Landry-Hyde (Librarian)
The video from LearnFree.org takes the user step by step through the search process, refining along the way. Very helpful!
Time spent reviewing site: a few minutes viewing the video from LearnFree.org
7 years ago
Jason Huber (Faculty)
Great for someone new to operators, comparision and otherwise and searching.
Correct in all aspects