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Web Searching Center: Prepare to Search

A guide for interacting with the World Wide Web, including searching, evaluating, and citing websites as research resources.

Prepare to search the World Wide Web

Get ready to search the Internet with these helpful tutorials...

Finding Information on the Internet: A Tutorial
Collection of resources based on workshops at UC-Berkeley – "one of the most heavily used and linked to tutorials on web searching." Features a comparison table for the best search engines, recommended subject directories, glossary of terms, and a 5-step search strategy.

Internet Tutorials
Award winning collection of tutorials, including basic guide to the Internet, check-list of research tips, guides to search engines and other search tools, information on the deep web, and on second generation searching.

Search Engine Watch guide to major search engines and directories
Search Engine Watch writer Dave Davies provides an overview of web search engines and directories.

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