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Ascertaining Information Quality

Arnzen, Michael A. "Cyber Citations," Internet World (September 1996). Available WWW http://www.internetworld.com/1996/09/cybercitations.html.

Brandt, D. Scott. "Evaluating Information on the Internet," Information Today (May 1996).

Chisholm, Margo L. "Internet Information, Do We Trust It?" Law Library Lights (November/December 1996): 5-8.

Ciolek, T. Matthew and Irena M. Goltz. "Information Quality WWW Virtual Library: The Internet Guide to Construction of Quality Online Resources," [no date] Online. 22 May 1997. Internet. Available WWW http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-InfoQuality.html.

Germain, Claire M. "What Makes a Web Site Great?" AALL Spectrum (June 1997): 18.

Giangrande, Mark. "Citation to Electronic Documents Takes a Small Step Forward," AALL Spectrum (February 1997): 12-13.

Grassian, Esther, UCLA College Library. "Thinking Critically about World Wide Web Resources," 1996. Online. 29 May 1997. Internet. Available WWW http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/college/instruct/critical.htm.

Grzeskiewicz, Anna and A. Craig Hawbaker. "Investigating a Full-Text Journal Database: A Case of Detection," Database (December 1996): 59-62.

Li, Xia and Nancy Crane. "Guide for Citing to Electronic Information, " [no date]. Online. Internet. 29 May 1997. Available WWW http://www.wilpaterson.edu/wpcpages/library/citing.htm.

____________. Electronic Styles: A Handbook for Citing Electronic Information, Medford, N.J.: Information Today, 1996.

McCarty, Mary. "Evaluating Information on the Internet: Potential Problems for Information Professionals," Business Information Alert (February 1997): 1 (3).

Ormondroyd, Joan, Michael Engle and Tony Cosgrave, Cornell University Library. "How to Critically Analyze Information Sources," 1995. Online. Internet. 29 May 1997. Available WWW http://urisref.library.cornell.edu/skill26.htm.

Rettig, James. "Beyond 'Cool': Analog Models for Reviewing Digital Resources," Online (September 1996): 52-64. Available WWW http://www.onlineinc.com/onlinemag/SeptOL/rettig9.html.

Scholz, Ann, Purdue University Libraries. "Evaluating World Wide Web Information," February 1996. Online. Internet. 29 May 1997. Available WWW http://thorplus.lib.purdue.edu/library_info/
instruction/gs175/3gs175/evaluation.html
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Tate, Marsha and Jan Alexander. "Teaching Critical Evaluation Skills for World Wide Web Resources," Computers in Libraries (November/December 1996): 49-55.

Tyburski, Genie. "Publishers Wanted, No Experience Necessary: Information Quality on the Web," Law Library Resource Exchange, 24 June 1997. Online. Internet. 3 July 1997. Available WWW http://www.llrx.com/columns/quality.htm.

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Developing Research Strategies

Anonymous, University of California, Berkeley Library. "Finding Information on the Internet: A TUTORIAL," (1996) Available WWW http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/
Internet/FindInfo.html
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Axelroth, Joan. "The Media Choice: Print, Online, and CD-ROM Products," Legal Information Alert (June 1995): 1.

Basch, Reva. Secrets of the Super Net Searchers: The Reflections, Revelations & Hard-Won Wisdom of 35 of the World's Top Internet Researchers. Cyber Age Books, 1996.

Bates, Mary Ellen. "The Seven Deadly Sins of Online Searching," Online Searcher (November/December 1996): 21. Available WWW http://www.onlineinc.com/oluser/NovOU/bates11.html.

Blackman, Josh. How to Use the Internet for Legal Research, FIND/SVP, 1996. Excerpt available WWW http://www.internetlawyer.com/book/netlaw.htm.

Lidsky, David. "Online Content the Web Delivers--News, Sports, Weather and Even Software come to your Desktop," PC Magazine (February 18, 1997): 128-143.

Notess, Greg R. "Internet Search Techniques and Strategies," Online (July/August 1997): 63-66. Available WWW http://www.onlineinc.com/onlinemag/JulOL97/net7.html.

Pfaffenberger, Bryan. Web Search Strategies, MIS Press, 1995.

Tyburski, Genie. "Flashback! Employing Traditional Research Techniques on the Web," Law Library Resource Exchange, 16 Dec. 1996. Online. Internet. 29 May 1997. Available WWW http://www.llrx.com/columns/flash.htm.

____________. ":In Search of 'Good' Law on the 'Net, Law Library Resource XChange, 22 May 1997. Online. Internet. 8 June 1997. Available WWW http://www.llrx.com/columns/federal.htm.

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Using Search Services

Bocher, Bob and Kay Ihlenfeldt, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Webliography for A Higher Signal-To-Noise Ratio: Effective Use of Web Search Engines April 1997. Online. Internet. 29 May 1997. Available WWW http://www.state.wi.us/agencies/dpi/www/search.html.

Brandt, D. Scott. "What Flavor is Your Internet Search Engine?" Computers in Libraries (January 1997): 47-50.

Campbell, Karen, Hamline University. Tips on Popular Search Engines March 1997. Online. Internet. Available WWW http://www.hamline.edu/library/bush/handouts/slahandout.html.

Feldman, Susan. "Just the Answers, Please: Choosing a Web Search Service," Searcher: The Magazine for Database Professionals (May 1997): 44-57.

James-Catalana, Cynthia N. "One-Stop Surfing," Internet World (November 1996).

Manes, Stephen. "Why Search Engines May Speed Past Missing Links," New York Times (February 11, 1997): Science/Personal Computer, B11.

Marks, Tracy. "Windweaver's Search Guide: Using the Best Directories and Search Engines" 1997. Online. Internet. Available WWW http://www.windweaver.com/searchguide.htm.

Notess, Greg R. "Onesearch with the Mega Search Engines," Online (November 1996). Available WWW http://www.onlineinc.com/onlinemag/NovOL/nets11.html.

Page, Adam. "The Search is Over," PC Computing (October 1996). Available WWW http://www4.zdnet.com/pccomp/features/fea1096/sub2.html.

Sigh, Amarendra and David Lidsky. "All-Out Search," PC Magazine (December 3, 1996): 213-249.

Seltzer, Richard, Eric J. Ray and Deborah S. Ray. The Altavista Search Revolution, Osborne-McGraw-Hill, 1997.

Sullivan, Danny, Calafia Consulting. "A Webmaster's Guide to Search Engines," [no date]. Online. Internet. 29 May 1997. Available WWW http://searchenginewatch.com/wgtse.htm.

Zorn, Peggy, Mary Emanuel, Lucy Marshall, and Mary Panek. "Advanced Searching Tricks of the Trade," Online (May 1996): 14. Available WWW http://www.onlineinc.com/onlinemag/MayOL/zorn5.html.

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Building Technical Skills

Arndt, Don. "Do I Have to be a Technical Expert to be a Compleat Internet Researcher?" Law Library Resource Xchange 19 March 1997. Online. Internet. 29 May 1997. Available WWW http://www.llrx.com/features/do.htm.

Carter, Sheryl. "E-mail Encryption," PC Magazine (April 8, 1997): 243. Available WWW http://www8.zdnet.com/pcmag/features/utility/encrypt/_open.htm.

Crispen, Patrick Douglas, University of Alabama. "Map 16: FTP File Compression, Roadmap, 1994. Online. Internet. 8 June 1997. Available WWW http://www.BrandonU.ca/~ennsnr/Resources/Roadmap/map16.html.

Delfino, Erik. "The Internet Toolkit: File Compression and Archive Utilities," Online 17 (November 1993): 90-92.

Delozier, Eric P. "Encoders, Decoders, Compressors, Decompressors, Viewers, and Helper Utilities for an Internet Toolbox," Medical Reference Services Quarterly (Fall 1996): 57-61.

Li-Ron, Yael. "PGP Products Protect You Against Internet Snoops," PC World (March 1997): 78. Available WWW http://www.pcworld.com/software/faxcomm_email/
articles/mar97/1503p078.html
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Simmonds, Curtis. "Painless File Extraction: The A(rc)-Z(oo) of Internet Archive Utilities," Online 17 (November 1993): 60-65.


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