Advanced Internet for Information Workers

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Date(s) - Thursday, November 17, 2016
All Day

Irish Computer Society

Facilitators Julia Barrett & Bríd McGrath

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This course equips the staff of library and information centres in the critical skills of power-googling, using alternatives to Google, such as other search engines, databases, repositories &c., evaluating the quality of search results and identifying paths to keeping up-to-date with developments in the Internet and how they affect library work.  It will also cover trends in this ever-changing field!



09.30 Welcome and introductions

09.45 Constructing Google searches

Searching Google: tips and tricks

Exploring Google’s specialist services (includes practical) (Julia)

11.30 Tea/Coffee

11.50 Different types of search engines; alternatives to Google (includes practical) (Bríd)

12.45 Lunch

1.30  Specialist resources e.g. databases, repositories, sound files (includes practical) (Bríd)

2.45    Trends, e.g. Internet of Things

15.15 Tea/Coffee

15.30 Keeping informed & up to date e.g. blogs, LibGuides, webinars (Julia)

16.00 Questions & Answers / Evaluation



Bookings are closed for this event.

Terms & Conditions

Full refund for cancellations received two working days or more prior to course commencement. Cancellations received within two working days of the course commencement will not be refunded.