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INTERNET SEARCHING

AUGUST 2012

Preface

Online search / internet searching has become an essential for students and scholars. What typically took place in libraries, by phone calls or visits to experts in the field is being changed because of the Internet. Experts can sometimes be contacted by email and information, whether it is addresses, phone numbers, or detailed specifics on a certain subject, can be accessed on the World Wide Web. Search Engines have become the most important tools in locating this information, so it is important to know how to use them effectively. Search skills can be developed through practice in using the search engines and by reading the help pages provided by the search engines themselves. This term paper provides an introduction on the Internet, origin of the search engines, how to use the search engine, its problems and benefits which will help with online research.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

TITLE PAGE: …………………………………………………………..i DEDICATION: …………………………………………………………ii PREFACE: ……………………………………………………………...iii

CHAPTER ONE:

1. The Internet …………………………………………………………1 2. History of the Internet searching …………………………………..2 3. Definition of Internet Searching……………………………………3

CHAPTER TWO:

2.1 History of Internet Search Engine…………………………………..4 2.2 How to Effectively Use the Internet Search Engine………………..5 2.2.1 Keywords……………………………………………………………5 2.2.2 Using Quotation …………………………………………………….6 2.2.3 Using the Url Syntax………………………………………………...6 2.2.4 Use Different Search Engine for Different Searches ……………….6 2.2.5 Search the Web Toolbars ……………………………………………6

CHAPTER THREE:

3.1 Challenges of Internet Search Engine ……………………………….7 3.2 Benefits of Internet Search Engine …………………………………..8 3.2.1 Variety ……………………………………………………………….8 3.2.2 Precision ……………………………………………………………..8 3.2.3 Organization …………………………………………………………8 3.2.4 Easy Accessibility to Information …………………………………..9 3.2.5 Using the Web for Weather Fore ……………………………………9 CONCLUSION …………………………………………………………….10 REFERENCES

CHAPTER ONE

1.1The Internet

It seems like everyone's talking about the Internet these days, every now and then we hear a student saying am going online to do an assignment, want to chat with my friends on face book or I want to send an e-mail. All these activities stated cannot be possible without an access to the internet. The Internet is a worldwide collection of computer networks, cooperating with each other to exchange data using a common software standard. Through telephone wires and satellite links, Internet users can share information in a variety of forms. The size, scope and design of the Internet allow users to: • Connect easily through ordinary personal computers and local phone numbers; • Exchange electronic mail (E-mail) with friends and colleagues with accounts on the Internet; • Post information for others to access, and update it frequently; • Access multimedia information that includes sound, photographic images and even video; and • Access diverse perspectives from around the world.

• Access information basically on anything.
An additional attribute of the Internet is that it lacks a central authority, in other words there is no "Internet, Inc." that controls the Internet. Beyond the various governing boards that work to establish policies and standards, the Internet is bound by few rules and answers to no single organization.

1.2The History of the Internet Searching
Many people think that the Internet is a recent innovation, when in fact the essence of it has been around for over a quarter century. The Internet began as ARPA net, a U.S. Department of Defense project to create a nationwide computer network that would continue to function even if a large portion...
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