Choosing Your Search Tools
- Search Engine Showdown (Check the dates on the articles carefully.)
- Recommended Search Engines from UC Berkeley - Teaching Library Internet Workshops
- SEARCH ENGINE GUIDE People Finder Guide
(Guide is made up of links on left side of the People Finder Page)
- Search Engine Watch
- Web Searching Tips
- Learn the Net
- The Living Internet
- Free e-Citizen Course on Alison.com this British resource requires registration and may prove slow to load on a dial-up connection.
- CyberBee - How to Do Research on the Web for Students and Teachers
- Beginners Guide to Facebook
- Social Media Training - Includes Twitter 101 -- Facebook 101 -- Pinterest 101 -- Skype -- Beyond Email -- Blog Basics -- Chat -- Google --
Apple -- Windows Live -- Digital Lifestyle -- Internet Basics
- Wikipedia - Because the terminology changes so quickly you may also want to check this resource which "anyone can edit."
- Snopes.com - This is a personal favorite for checking out emails that outrage or amaze. Check here before forwarding any rumors, PLEASE!
- Washington Post Fact Checker - Looks at statements made in the news and political advertising and rates for honesty. Seems to criticize both parties.
RSS feed: http://voices.washingtonpost.c
- FactCheck.org - The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania looks at information presented mainly about 3 categories Court Watch, Presidential Race and Congressional Races. RSS Feed: http://www.factcheck.org/factf
- Politifact - Gotta love their meters and their attitude! RSS Feed: http://www.politifact.com/trut
- Regret the Error Mistakes Happen - Report of errors found by Craig Silverman, freelance journalist and author. Also has a very long list of similar sites.
SEE Also: Online Computer Training