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The Resource Expert internet searching, Phil Bradley

Expert internet searching, Phil Bradley

Label
Expert internet searching
Title
Expert internet searching
Statement of responsibility
Phil Bradley
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In an environment where increasing amounts of information (and fake news) flood the internet on websites and social media, the information professional's job is getting harder. It is important that they are skilled at finding and using the appropriate information and assisting users in working out what information they need and the best way of getting it. Expert Internet Searching provides library and information professionals with in-depth practical information on how to search the internet quickly and effectively to help their users and make their lives easier. Now fully revised for its fifth edition, this book covers the basics of search before going into detail on how to run advanced and complex searches using a variety of different search engines. This edition has been updated to include current trends in search, such as social media search, fake news, and discussion of the authority and validity of search results. It will ensure that information professionals, whether complete beginners or more experienced, are able to work efficiently to obtain accurate information in a timely fashion. Key topics covered include: an introduction to the internet and search enginesthe Google experience and a discussion of its disadvantagesdirectory, clustering and similarity search enginesvisual and image search enginesspecialized search engines incorporating academic search and services for childrenacademic and other specialized search enginesnews-based search engines including traditional media resources and a discussion of fake news social media search engineshints and tips on better searching. This book will be useful reading for any information professional who is seeking to gain an in-depth understanding of the search process and the search industry. It provides a vital guide to the basics in search, but will also help experienced professionals stay up to date with the latest trends and information in the industry." -- back cover
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bradley, Phil
Dewey number
025.0425
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ZA4201
LC item number
.B688 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Internet searching
  • Computer network resources
  • Internet
  • Information retrieval
Label
Expert internet searching, Phil Bradley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First edition published 1999 as: Advanced internet searcher's handbook
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An introduction to the internet -- An introduction to search engines -- The world according to Google -- Other free-text search engines -- Directory, clustering and similarity search engines -- Multi- and meta-search engines -- Social media search engines -- Visual and image search engines -- People-based resources -- News-based search engines -- Multimedia search engines -- Specialized search engines -- Hints, tips and the future
Control code
ocn992452118
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
xiii, 229 pages
Isbn
9781783302475
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)992452118
Label
Expert internet searching, Phil Bradley
Publication
Copyright
Note
First edition published 1999 as: Advanced internet searcher's handbook
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An introduction to the internet -- An introduction to search engines -- The world according to Google -- Other free-text search engines -- Directory, clustering and similarity search engines -- Multi- and meta-search engines -- Social media search engines -- Visual and image search engines -- People-based resources -- News-based search engines -- Multimedia search engines -- Specialized search engines -- Hints, tips and the future
Control code
ocn992452118
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
xiii, 229 pages
Isbn
9781783302475
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)992452118

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