Searching Skills

Searching Skills

Welcome to "Simplifying Searches". If you want to streamline the time you spend searching and learn ways to improve your searching skills, jump in and start surfing with us.

Gathering resources from the net can be an overwhelming task if one doesn't know how to effectively use the available search tools.  The links below can serve as a "jumping off" point to get you started.  The attached Little Lynx file has tips and tricks to use to maximize your results (through narrowing your search field) and minimize time wasted (by using effective search methods).

Search Tool Chart
Quiz Yourself


Little Lynx
Searching Tools

Surfing Terms