IRIS 42: Information and Research Instruction Suite for two-year colleges

Don't settle for millions of web site hits. Learn effective web search techniques. The World Wide Web

The web is a big place --

A really big place

We don't need to tell you that. But just in case, the latest estimate from Netcraft tallied 176,748,506 web sites, as of August 2008.

There are times when a web site is the best resource for your information. If you can recognize a few identifying features of web sites, you'll be able to sort through the masses more quickly and efficiently.



After completing this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Distinguish between types of web sites.
  • Recognize interactive sites such are blogs and wikis.

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updated: 28 August, 2009