The Extreme Searcher's Internet Handbook: A Guide for the Serious Searcher

The Extreme Searcher's Internet Handbook: A Guide for the Serious Searcher Review

An essential guide for anyone who conducts research on the Internet—including librarians, teachers, students, business professionals, and writers—this fully revised handbook details what users must know to take full advantage of Internet search tools and resources. From emerging search tools Ask.com and Windows Live to standbys Google and Yahoo!, the major search engines and their myriad of services are thoroughly discussed. Recent additions to the Internet realm—RSS feeds, podcasts, alert services, wikis, and blogs—are explained, as well as tried-and-true search tools, including web directories, newsgroups, and image resources. For those with little to moderate searching experience, friendly, easy-to-follow guidelines to the world of Web research are provided, while experienced searchers will discover new perspectives on content and techniques.

Title:The Extreme Searcher's Internet Handbook: A Guide for the Serious Searcher
Edition Language:English

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  • Marleah

    This book is not bad for those new to searching the Internet and who aren't sure where to begin. The book gives a nice outline of the different tools and resources one can use for searching, such as s...

  • Kayla Thurman

    Hock, R. (2013). The extreme searcher's internet handbook: A guide for the serious searcher. (4th ed.). Medford: Information Today, Inc.Citation By: Kayla StewartType of Reference: HandbookCall Number...

  • Diana

    Since I am back in school, 9 months out of the year I read nothing but text books. There were two books this semester that others might find interesting. The Extreme Seacher's Internet Handbook is an ...

  • Eric Mahollitz

    This is not the be-all, end-all book on the topic of Internet Search, but it it is very approachable for all skill levels, includes sections and annotations dedicated to useful additional information ...

  • Pamela

    I found the information in this book useful. Even though it is the newest edition, it still has a few things that are somewhat out of date in regards to specific sites. The actually searching content ...

  • Pamela Hubbard

    This is a great resource for anyone in the information sector. It goes into detail about what different search engines provide and even gives search experts information about not as popular features. ...

  • Heather Bolwar

    I was required to buy this book for class, then was only required to read three chapters. However, those three chapters were very helpful. This is one I'll keep close at hand to pull out for ready ref...

  • ron btdtbttsawio

    So far I'm liking this book. It starts off with a bit of history. Then jumps into a comparison between directories and search engines. This is all interesting but the good info comes in chapter 4 when...

  • Chris

    This is the textbook for the class I will be teaching at PCC this summer. Now that I'm done with homework as a student, I now have the homework of reading this book so I can be the teacher. How did th...

  • Lawrence Tuck

    Lots of useful information. Fills in a lot of gaps, will help with my internet research-definitely!...