Search Methodology and Strategy
Metasearch Engines and Information Retrieval
- The Basics of Google Search
- Internet Searching Strategies (Fondren Library, Rice University)
- Teoma Search Technology
- Web Search Engines FAQS: questions, answers and issues by Gary Price Research and Internet Consulting
- Web Searching Tips (SearchEngineWatch.com)
- Web Search Strategies, by Debbie Flannigan
- Yahoo Search Basics
To search for articles in SPORTDiscus, use the terms dissemination of information / information retrieval system and combine with internet and other descriptors to find further articles on this topic
Online Catalogues and Database Search Strategies
- How to use databases in sports medicine research, by J. Orchard and G. Blood, In, MacAuley, D. (ed.), Evidence-based sports medicine, London, BMJ Books, 2002, p. 29-42. (SPORTDiscus record, AN S-887905)
- Information Skills Support (University of Leicester, University Library)
This website, meant for the student at a distance, has sections on information skills tutorials, database search skills, research skills, and internet search tools.
- Introduction to Dewey Decimal Classification (in PDF format), 2003, 37p.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings - Principles of Structure and Policies for Application
- See Also specific search guides in the Databases and Search Guides section
Search Standards for Online Catalogues, Databases and Internet
- Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education, Chicago, Association of College and Research Libraries, 2000. 14p.
- Critical Evaluation of Resources on the Internet, University of Alberta, Herbert T. Coutts Education and Physical Education Library, 5p.