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, Netcraft tallied 176,748,506 web sites in August 2008. As of January 2011, it's over 273 million!

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: 12 January, 2011