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Search Strategies

There is more to a good search than just entering a few key words. In this lesson, students will examine key search strategies that will help them efficiently find the best information to fit their needs.

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Search Strategies

There is more to a good search than just entering a few key words. In this lesson, students will examine key search strategies that will help them efficiently find the best information to fit their needs.

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Lesson created by Alice Anderson, Sara K. Kearns, Joelle Pitts, and Rachel Vukas in 2015. This is the second version of the lesson.

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How to Use This Guide

This guide was developed by a team of library educators working together under the umbrella of the New Literacies Alliance. To use this guide, click the "Learning Module" link on the left-hand side of this page. Once you have done that, click/tap through the embedded link to the New Literacies Alliance's guide. Make sure to click/tap on the "Next" button to progress, and be sure to complete the assessment at the end. Good luck!