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Navigating the Web

·    Try this link to  use online sources more effectively (e.g. matching the right search tool to the right task, searching for topics, refining topics, searching for specific results, or finding media): www.noodletools.com/debbie/literacies/information/5locate/adviceengine.html.

·    This site includes reviews of the big search engines by a reference librarian named Greg Notess: http://searchengineshowdown.com/reviews/

·    This is a great tutorial and overview (from UC Berkeley) of three big search engines: Google, Yahoo! Search and Ask.com: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/SearchEngines.html

Check out the Website Credibility Checklists (under "Library Documents") to see the kind of things you should look for when testing whether a site is trustable or not.