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Introduction to Searching the Internet
Information Resources
Human Resources
Digital Resources
Finding Digital Resources
Evaluating Internet Resources
Organizing Your Research
Topic-Oriented Research Directories
Search Engines
Primary Document Resources
1. Topic-Oriented Directories
2. Search Engines
a. The Language of Search Engines
b. Advantages of Search Engines
c. Disadvantages of Search Engines
d. List of Search Engines
3. Net-Smarts -- or becoming Netwise
4. S.E.A.R.C.H.

2.c. Disadvantages of using Search Engines

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As a rule, the more bizarre a thing is the less mysterious it proves to be.

Sherlock Holmes
The Red-Headed League

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  1. Regardless of the growing sophistication, many well thought-out search phrases produce list after list of irrelevant web pages. The typical search still requires sifting through dirt to find the gems.
  2. Using search engines does involve a learning curve. Many beginning Internet users, because of these disadvantages, become discouraged and frustrated.

Section : Finding Digital Resources
Page 1: Topic-Oriented Directories
Page 2: Search Engines
a: The Language of Search Engines
b: Advantages of Search Engines
c: Disadvantages of Search Engines
d: List of Search Engines
Page 3: Net-Smarts -- or becoming Netwise
Page 4: S.E.A.R.C.H.

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