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View Resource Bare Bones 101: A Very Basic Web Search Tutorial

Created by Ellen Chamberlain, Head Librarian at the University of South Carolina-Beaufort campus, this collection of concise lessons is designed to help users get their Web searches on the right track quickly and easy. The tutorial is divided into 20 independent lessons, addressing topics such as meta-searchers, subject directories, evaluating sites, Boolean logic, and field searching. It also...

http://www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/bones.html
View Resource net.TUTOR

This site from Ohio State University offers fifteen interactive tutorials that teach effective Internet practices and research methodologies. The tutorials can require up to 30 minutes each, since they provide many good examples and activities. The first few cover basic Internet tools, like Web browsers and email. Essential searching skills are introduced in the next section. A particularly...

http://liblearn.osu.edu/tutor/
View Resource Welcome to the Web

Welcome to the Web is a great place to learn the basics of using the Internet and the World Wide Web. It is tailored to children, but if inexperienced adults can get past the cartoon drawings, anyone can benefit from the site. The first section provides an overview of the Internet and some terminology. Next is a section on guestbooks, followed by an overview of Web browsers. "Searching the Net"...

http://www.w2tw.uk