Find it fast : extracting expert information from social networks, big data, tweets, and more /

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Author / Creator:Berkman, Robert I., author.
Edition:6th edition.
Imprint:Medford, New Jersey : CyberAge Books/Information Today, Inc., [2015]
Description:1 online resource (xxiv, 312 pages)
Subject:Information retrieval.
Internet searching.
Search engines.
Information resources -- Evaluation.
COMPUTERS -- Internet -- General.
COMPUTERS -- Web -- Search Engines.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
Information resources -- Evaluation.
Information retrieval.
Internet searching.
Search engines.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Print version record.
Summary:"Go beyond Google to mine big data and social media. Author Robert Berkman gives expert advice on how to search the internet to locate the best information sources, how to find and utilize the professionals behind those sources, and how to combine these techniques to complete an information search on any subject. This fully updated 6th edition includes how to search beyond Google, leveraging big data in the search process, and how to search the social web. Readers will also find expert advice on how to know if a site is a trusted source; understanding how and why sources differ; using precision search strategies and taming information overload; and finding, evaluating, and identifying experts. Whether it's consumer advice, information for a job or project, facts for starting a new business, or answers to questions on obscure topics, Find It Fast is the perfect resource for learning to hone one's internet searching skills"--
Other form:Print version: Berkman, Robert I. Find it fast. 6th edition 9781937290047