Advanced Internet for Information Workers

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Date(s) - Thursday, December 13, 2018
All Day

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 in this ever-changing area.


The course will be held in Dublin, at a venue to be confirmed.



  • 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 and alternatives to Google (includes practical) (Bríd)
  • 12.45 Lunch
  • 1.45 Specialist resources e.g. databases, repositories (includes practical) (Bríd)
  • 3.15 Tea / coffee
  • 3.30 Keeping informed & up to date e.g. blogs, LibGuides, webinars (Julia)
  • 4.00 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.