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Survival Skills for the Information Age
Formulating and implementing precise Internet search strategies are necessary skills for the Information Age. Successful Internet searchers develop the most efficient means of finding information in the shortest possible time. To enter one or two search terms into a search engine is like trying to find hidden treasure without a map--the chances are slim that you will survive the information overload and discover the jackpot.
Follow this tutorial to master the tools necessary to be a productive Internet searcher. To survive you will need to meet the following challenges:
The links on the left will navigate you through the tutorial. In each section, the tutorial will feature specific Internet sites and furnish practice exercises. Work the links from the top down to master the necessary survivor tools.
Also notice the links at the top of the page. These tutorials teach the tools necessary to successfully search several popular and useful subscription databases available to you as a member of the NCS community.
Survival Aids: As you navigate through the Internet Survivor tutorial, you will notice that good results depend on an effective search strategy. Throughout the site, look for
At any time you may follow the
dolphin back to this base camp by clicking
Begin now by traveling to Survivor Search Plan.