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|21||Web search strategies online tutorial
This tutorial presents an easy-to-follow process on using search engines and subject directories for finding what you need on the World Wide Web. Specifically, this course will enable you to: use subject directories; use implied and full Boolean logic, phrase searching, truncation, and field searching effectively; Identify key concepts, synonyms, and variant word forms in your search topic; use key search engines effectively including AltaVista, Google, All the Web/FAST, and HotBot; Use meta-search engines; use specialty databases when appropriate; apply search strategies and techniques in a scavenger hunt exercise.
It is the Web-based learning program that will show you how to search PubMed, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) journal literature search system. It covers the following modules: Navigating PubMed; Understanding the Vocabulary; expand menu Building the Search; expand menu Managing the Results; expand menu Saving the Search; expand menu Getting the Articles; expand menu Beyond PubMed; expand menu My NCBI
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