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SOC101: Principles of Sociology (Avedikian ): Web Resources

Searching the Web

Web research requires skill in evaluating results for quality, accuracy and purpose. Use the suggested web search and evaluation tips below and keep good notes on what strategies work best for you.

Create Effective Web Searches

The images below illustrate dramatic differences in web search results when employing a thoughtful search strategy. Most major search engines offer advanced searching techniques such as these from Google. The result is a more focused set of results, allowing you to evaluate and select sites within a narrower context. Give it a try with your research topic!

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