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 the latest online tools to the new and enhanced services offered by standbys Google and Yahoo!, the major search engines and their myriad of possibilities are thoroughly discussed. This revamped edition also features chapters on popular social networking sites such as Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and LinkedIn as well as a collection of up-to-date screenshots for visual reference. 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. A link to the “Extreme Searcher’s Web Page”—featuring additional resources, updates, and news—is also included.
Information Today, Inc.; February 2010
- ISBN 9781573879071
- Read online
- Title: Extreme Searcher's Internet Handbook
- Author: Randolph Hock
Imprint: CyberAge Books
In The Press
"Ran Hock has established an enviable reputation for his series of books about search engines and online searching. They are always detailed, insightful, and up-to-date. This book continues that tradition of excellence." —Online Information Review "Here is a great how-to guide by one of the world's foremost search trainers . . . a treasure trove for Web searchers." —Greg Notess, author, Teaching Web Search Skills, and webmaster, Search Engine Showdown "Clearly written and well-illustrated . . . This is an essential book for introducing Internet novices and experts to what a really first-class Web portal can be." —Electronic Library
About The Author
Randolph Hock teaches customized courses on how to use the internet effectively through his company, Online Strategies. He is the author of The Extreme Searcher’s Guide to Web Search Engines, The Traveler’s Web, and Yahoo! to the Max. He lives in Vienna, Virginia.