Toolkit 4

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Systems Analysis and Design 8th edition Toolkit 4 Internet Resource Tools
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Toolkit Objectives Describe the characteristics of the Internet and the World Wide Web Plan an Internet search strategy, review your information requirements, use the proper search tools and techniques, evaluate the results, and consider copyright and data integrity issues Use search engines, subject directories, and the invisible Web to locate the information you require 2
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Toolkit Objectives Demonstrate advanced search techniques, including Boolean logic and Venn diagrams Describe Internet communication channels including newsgroups, newsletters, blogs, podcasts, RSS feeds, Webinars, mailing lists, Web-based discussion groups, chat rooms, instant messaging, and text messaging Provide examples of IT community 3
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Introduction The Internet offers a wealth of information about every conceivable subject Will describe various Internet resources, assist you in formulating an effective information gathering strategy, and explain Internet resource tools and techniques that you can use to access the information you need 4
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Overview Internet World Wide Web or Web Web pages Web site Web server Web browser or browser 5
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Planning an Internet Research Strategy You can use a four-step plan Review your information requirements Use the proper search tools and techniques Evaluate the results Consider copyright and data integrity issues 6
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Planning an Internet Research Strategy Step 1. Review Your Information Requirements The first step to finding information online is to make sure you really understand what you are seeking Start with a more generalized search instead of going directly to vendor sites 7
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Planning an Internet Research Strategy Step 2. Use the Proper Search Tools and Techniques Once you feel that you understand the information required, it is time to pick an initial tool As with most skills, the more you use them, the more expertise you acquire Will develop your own list of favorite tools and resources 8
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Planning an Internet Research Strategy Step 3. Evaluate the Results Questions to ask when accessing content include: Source Accuracy Scope - Sub-search Currency Look and Feel 9
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Planning an Internet Research Strategy Step 4. Consider Copyright and Data Integrity Issues You must ensure that you legally can use the material, and that the content is safe and free of threats Malware If the information is legally usable and safe, you can save it to your hard drive or network, depending on the content and purpose 10
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