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Finding Quality Web Resources

There are excellent resources available on the Internet and also some not so excellent ones. Finding good resources takes not only knowledge of Internet tools, but also a discretionary eye. Some helpful tools:

Resources on How to Search the Web

Internet Tutorials: Your Basic Guide to the Internet
(http://www.internettutorials.net/)

Evaluating Research Material on the Web (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)
(http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/tutorials/nursingtutorial/web.html)

A Helpful Guide to Web Search Engines
(http://www.monash.com/spidap4.html)


Scholarly Internet Search Engines

Not everything on the Internet can be found using conventional search engines. Much material is hidden in what is called the "deep web." There are some search engines that try to store scholarly "deep web" Internet sites. Below are some of these search engines:

Google Scholar - Getting scholarly materials from USM while using Google
(http://scholar.google.com)

All Academic - Clearinghouse for Academic Resources on the Internet
(http://research.allacademic.com/one/www/research/index.php)

InfoMine - Academic Internet Resources
(http://infomine.ucr.edu/)

Librarian's Index to the Internet - Internet Subject Directory
(http://www.lii.org/)

The Pinakes - Internet Subject Gateway
(http://www.hw.ac.uk/libWWW/irn/pinakes/pinakes.html)

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