Presentation on theme: "Searching for Information Search engines vs. subscription services."— Presentation transcript:
Searching for Information Search engines vs. subscription services
Terms you need to know: Search engines Free access to web sites Google Yahooligans Subscriptions services Collection of reliable information Pay to access Databases Collection of reliable information Like an electronic filing system Authenticity What makes a good web site
Checking for Authenticity Who is the author, sponsor, organization or company responsible for the site? Is this a reliable source? Check for the date on the page Is it current? Has it been updated? When?
Authenticity contd. Check the web address.org.gov.edu.com Check for tilde ~
Now we will look at examples And determine their authenticity….