Search Strategies

Getting Started | Best Ways | Tips to Remember

Getting Started: What do you really want to learn about?

Michael's Internet Finding Tips: Introduction
Dispels common myths about searching. Students should be aware of these things before they begin to search for information.
Recommended Search Strategy: Search With Peripheral Vision
A handy chart for use in defining the topic before starting to search.

What are the best ways to search the Web?

Basic Search Techniques
A short list of techniques, developed by MMSD librarians Ron Goral and Joanne Lenburg.
Basic Search Tips
A "bare bones" look at techniques for searching online databases.

A few tips to remember

Seven (or so) Habits of Highly Effective Searchers
Helpful hints, excerpted from workshop presentations by Joanne Lenburg and Ron Goral.

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