On a mobile device?

View the LSU Libraries Mobile Website at
http://www.lib.lsu.edu/m/

On a mobile device?

View the LSU Libraries Mobile Website at
http://www.lib.lsu.edu/m/

SEARCH ENGINE TIPS

SEARCH ENGINE TIPS
  • Each search engine uses different commands for truncation, boolean logic, phrase searching, etc.
  • Each search engine has different advanced search capabilities.
  • Search engines are constantly updating and changing how they work.

Comparison Charts | Tutorials | News | Miscellaneous |
COMPARISON CHARTS
Berkeley - Google, Yahoo!, Teoma
Berkeley - various subject directories
InfoPeople - Google, Yahoo!, Teoma, AskJeeves, Vivisimo, DogPile, and several subject directories
NorthUmbria University - AllTheWeb, AltaVista, Google, HotBotUK, Lycos, Yahoo!
Search Engine Showdown - Google, Yahoo!, Teoma, MSN, HotBot, WiseNut, Gigablast
Valencia Community College - AllTheWeb, AltaVista, Google, HotBot, MSN, Teoma
TUTORIALS
Bare Bones: Searching the Web - (USC)
Choose the Best Search for your Information Need - (NoodleTools)
Finding Information on the Internet Tutorial - (Berkeley)
Internet Search Strategies - (Rice University)
Internet Tutorial - (LSU)
Searching the Web - (Spire Project)
NEWS
Research Buzz
Search Engine Guide
Search Engine News - (Search Engine Watch)
MISCELLANEOUS
LSU Libraries Catalog - To find books about search engines, do a subject search for "search engines"
Search Engine Reviews -(Search Engine Watch)
LSU Libraries Tutorial: Internet
LSU Libraries Tutorial: Evaluation of Information Sources
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