5 Using the Web

When you have completed this section of Searchpath, you should be able to

  • understand the organization of the Internet, including who publishes on the Internet
  • understand the difference between a search engine and a directory
  • use search engines and metasearch engines to search the Internet
  • interpret and evaluate search-engine results
Resources for Librarians and Educators, Credits
Original Searchpath material © 2001-2002 by the Board of Trustees of Western Michigan University. Searchpath incorporates material from TILT, a tutorial developed by the Digital Information Literacy Office for the University of Texas System Digital Library, © 1998-2002. This material may be reproduced, distributed, or incorporated only subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Searchpath Open Publication License.