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Other Useful Sites for Finding Information

Summary:

This section covers finding information online. It includes information about search engines, Boolean operators, Web directories, and the invisible Web. It also includes an extensive, annotated links section.

Other useful places to begin to search include:

  • Librarians' Internet Index: Provides librarian-reviewed websites and material on a host of different topics. While this site is not exhaustive, it will provide you quality information on a large variety of topics. Some of this material is invisible-web material.
  • About.com: Provides practical information on a large variety of topics written by trained professionals.
  • Wikipedia: The largest free and open access encyclopedia on the internet.
  • Refdesk: A site that provides reviews and a search feature for free reference materials online.
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