The Secret of Successful Web Searching

Update: 12 March, 2007 - Unfortunately, this course has been cancelled.

Do you sometimes wonder whether you're getting the best results from your web searches? Do you ever feel like you're missing something? Do you wish you knew how the experts search the Internet?

Shameless self promotion no.1

Enrol in the Library's upcoming Internet Searching and Security course, beginning on Thursday 15 March, and learn the techniques of the professionals. As librarians, we are searching for information every day. In this course we teach you the secrets of our success including:
  • How do Search Engines work?
  • Developing a search strategy.
  • Advanced searching.
  • How do the pros do it?
In addition to learning how to improve the quality of information you find on the Web, the course will introduce the main safety/personal security issues surrounding Internet access and explain the basic precautions that you should take including:
  • Viruses and Anti-Virus software.
  • Personal Firewalls.
  • Secure Sites/Encryption.
  • SPAM
For more details about the course dates and times, location and how to make a booking visit Sutherland Shire Libraries Events Calendar.