Effective Information Retrieval from the Internet

Effective Information Retrieval from the Internet

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Effective Information Retrieval from the Internet discusses practical strategies which enable the advanced web user to locate information effectively and to form a precise evaluation of the accuracy of that information. Although the book provides a brief but thorough review of the technologies which are available for these purposes, most of the book concerns practical a€˜future-proofa€™ techniques which are independent of changes in the tools available. For example, the book covers: how to retrieve salient information quickly; how to remove or compensate for bias; and tuition of novice Internet users. Importantly, the book enables readers to develop strategies which will continue to be useful despite the rapidly-evolving state of the Internet and Internet technologies - it is not about technological tricks Enables readers to be aware of and compensate for bias and errors which are ubiquitous on the Internet Provides contemporary information on the deficiencies in web skills of novice users as well as practical techniques for teaching such usersAn Advanced Usera#39;s Guide Alison Stacey, Adrian Stacey ... If we enter this search into www.google.co.uk, several hits on the first page of results concern hot tubs of the watery variety rather than maps of the London Underground. Of courseanbsp;...

Title:Effective Information Retrieval from the Internet
Author:Alison Stacey, Adrian Stacey
Publisher:Elsevier - 2004-07-31


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