Research skills

Internet searches

The internet has opened up a whole new way of finding and accessing information.  However, there are a number of things you need to consider when searching on the internet.

This tutorial will cover some of the key considerations to help you get the best out of internet searches:

  • Is the internet good for research?
  • Finding information on the net
  • Advanced searching tips
  • Finding the good websites.

Introduction to internet searches:

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Internet searches summary (PDF opens in new window)

Why not test how much you already know about searching the internet by taking the quiz (see below)?