Date(s) - Thursday, November 17, 2016
Irish Computer Society
Facilitators Julia Barrett & Bríd McGrathMake a Booking →
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)
11.50 Different types of search engines; alternatives to Google (includes practical) (Bríd)
1.30 Specialist resources e.g. databases, repositories, sound files (includes practical) (Bríd)
2.45 Trends, e.g. Internet of Things
15.30 Keeping informed & up to date e.g. blogs, LibGuides, webinars (Julia)
16.00 Questions & Answers / Evaluation
Bookings are closed for this event.