Table of contents for Studying using the web : the student's guide to using the ultimate information resource / Brian Clegg.

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Contents
Acknowledgements	
What is this?	
1. Venturing out	
Where did it come from?	
What the web is? and isn?t	
Engage hyperdrive	
To get moving, take a step back	
2. What to look for	
Spot the computer	
The big project	
The mystery	
The essay	
The quick summary	
The visual guide	
Simple rules for generating your search queries	
What to look for ? essentials	
3. Smart searching	
Guessing your way	
Hitting the engines	
Double blips	
Checking your options	
Special characters and going Boolean	
Going to the next level	
A game of two halves	
Checking the results	
Keeping track of results	
Specific searches ? finding book contents	
Specific searches ? finding actual books	
Specifics ? the rest	
Smart searching ? essentials	
4. Amassing media	
Picture this	
Get the picture	
Making music	
Music without sound	
Moving pictures	
Mapping the world	
Amassing media ? essentials	
5. Real people	
Health Warning	
Selling yourself	
Academics	
Companies	
Newsgroups and forums	
Celebrities	
It?s who you know	
Getting the question right	
Hybrid search ? the hunt for Caleb Simper	
Real People - essentials	
6. Who do you trust?	
Whose site is it?	
Site guide [Insert table 1 here]	
Who wrote the text?	
Is there contact information?	
What?s the presentation like?	
How?s the spelling?	
Is it consistent?	
Are basic facts right?	
Protecting yourself (multiple sources)	
Why would they lie?	
I?m right, you?re wrong	
Who to trust ? the essentials	
7. Collecting output	
Collecting in Word	
OneNote to bind them all	
Giving it structure	
Mapping your mind	
Collecting output ? the essentials	
8. Making text your own	
Cut and Paste	
Collect and Modify	
Collate and Write	
Write and Refine	
Editing down	
Padding up	
Turning information into original work	
Making the information more readable	
Presenting the information a different way	
Charting troubled waters	
Pulling together elements of the information that don?t otherwise appear together	
Putting your own opinions alongside the factual content	
Quoting your sources	
Proud of what you?ve done?	
Making text your own ? the essentials	
9. Keeping up-to-date	
RSS rules	
Read all about it	
Where?s the stuff?	
Just a quick letter	
What?s new, what?s good?	
Blog away	
Online exam preparation	
So what are you waiting for?	
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Internet searching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Web search engines -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Computer network resources -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Study skills -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.