Proposed Session Title

To Infinity and Beyond! Cutting Edge Strategies for Searching the World Wide Web

Description

In this collaborative, hands-on workshop we will plumb the hive mind for the most savvy and useful strategies for finding information on the Web. Come prepared to share your favorite searching tips, tricks and techniques, both old and new. In addition to advanced searching of Google and alternate search engines, we will explore emerging trends such as using crowdsourcing, structured data search engines, semantic search, social search, real-time search engines and more to find information on the Web.

ABOUT THE PRESENTERS: Kristen Mastel is Outreach and Instruction Librarian at the University of Minnesota Libraries – Twin Cities; Martha Hardy is Reference & Instruction Librarian at Metropolitan State University

Start Date

17-3-2011 2:30 PM

Technical Expertise

basic

 
Mar 17th, 2:30 PM

To Infinity and Beyond! Cutting Edge Strategies for Searching the World Wide Web

In this collaborative, hands-on workshop we will plumb the hive mind for the most savvy and useful strategies for finding information on the Web. Come prepared to share your favorite searching tips, tricks and techniques, both old and new. In addition to advanced searching of Google and alternate search engines, we will explore emerging trends such as using crowdsourcing, structured data search engines, semantic search, social search, real-time search engines and more to find information on the Web.

ABOUT THE PRESENTERS: Kristen Mastel is Outreach and Instruction Librarian at the University of Minnesota Libraries – Twin Cities; Martha Hardy is Reference & Instruction Librarian at Metropolitan State University