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Internet research tips for students in METS 1000 - Computers in Manufacturing.
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METS 1000 - Finding Technical Information Online

Computer clipartThere is a lot of technical information available online, but finding the best sources can be a tricky endeavor. 

In any given internet search you may find links to company websites, wikis, forums, personal webpages, third-party vendors, and everything in between. Which information is the most credible? With millions of hits, how do you narrow down your Internet search to the most relevant results?

Effective Internet searching comes down to using the best keywords and search tools to find what you need, then evaluating the website (and author or organization) for credibility.

The tabs of this guide provide information to help you improve your searching and evaluation skills:


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