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"I keep this book beside my computer all the time. It's astonishing how often I rely on it to guide me in making efficient, accurate research inquiries."
- Bruce, Lawyer
"I thought I knew my way around a search engine, but the tips in here improved my research strategies ten times over."
- Rachel, college student
The Research Virtuoso is an easy and thoroughly up-to-date guide to seeking, sourcing, and sorting information on any given topic. From card catalogs to Internet blogs, readers will find explanations on every kind of research tool available today and step-by-step advice on how to use them.
At the library: How to make effective use of extensive print, audio, and video resources, as well as librarians.
On the internet: Secrets to finding reliable, credible, and specialized websites, including accessing metasearch engines and the deep web.
Each chapter breaks down the search process into manageable steps and offers hands-on suggestions for collecting data while maintaining a critical perspective. Along the way, examples from an ongoing sample research project illustrate how it's done, plus interesting tidbits discuss the changing role of technology.
Complete with time-saving tips, recommended websites, and droll cartoons to keep things light, The Research Virtuoso is a passport to the rich possibilities of the information age. No one should log on without it.
About the Author:
Toronto Public Library is North America's largest and busiest library system. In 2004, 20 million virtual visitors logged into its online resources.
Title: The Research Virtuoso: Brilliant Methods for...
Publisher: Annick Press
Publication Date: 2006
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