BEST - Session Outline

INFORMATION EVALUATION

1.  Web Source Evaluation
    A.  Examples from Google
    B.  Example from New Mexico State University:
        "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
    C.  Sites to evaluate:
        The Onion
        Pregnancy
        Tree Octopus
        Martin Luther King
        The King Center

2.  Other Web Sites (through SUNY Delhi)

     -Searching the Web - methods
        1.  Yahoo  - (Directory)
        2.  Google - (Search Engine)
        3.  Ask Jeeves - (Meta Search Engine)

      -Example searches
 


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INFORMATION TYPES

Three Types of Information:
    1. Books
    2. Magazines (Journals)
    3.  The Web
 

Books
    1. Resnick Library Catalog
    2. WorldCat

Magazines
    1.  "Other" Indexes
    2.  Academic Search Premier


Magazine Indexes (review)

Web Resources
    -Searching the Web - methods

Contact Info
Bush Hall
SUNY Delhi
454 Delhi Drive
Delhi, NY 13753

Main: 607-746-4635
Reference: 607-746-4644
Fax: 607-746-4327
Email: library@delhi.edu

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Last Updated: 4/12/11