Search Tools


Searches - Simplicities, Complexities

Most students…
  • Never look past the first few results
  • Use the same search engine (maybe Google?)
  • Have no idea how results are ranked
  • Are easily manipulated by results
  • The key is to use a variety of search tools and to look past the first page of results.
November Learning Website - Take a look at the information literacy resources located under the Resources area.

The Tools:
Activity: Search with Google Bookmarks
  • Choose a topic to research.
  • Use as many of the tools above as possible to search for relevant resources.
  • Save your "finds" with Google Bookmarks
  • Share your Bookmarks with another participant.
  • Reflect on your experience and share with the group.
When you have more time:
The Crib Sheets:GTA Resources: