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    • Beyond web search tips and tricks: Thinking through the search 

      Weare, William H., Jr. (Linworth Publishing, Inc., 2010-02-01)
      The author recommends a more intentional Web search strategy that will help students retrieve better search results. Teachers and librarians can help students to improve their searching skills by asking these four key ...
    • Criticism is not a four-letter word: Best practices for constructive feedback in the peer review of teaching 

      Alabi, Jaena; Weare, William H., Jr. (LOEX Press, 2012-05-03)
      In recent years, peer review of teaching (PROT) has become an increasingly important tool for evaluating library instruction. Most PROT programs consist of three components: a pre-observation meeting, the observation of ...
    • Find it on the web using the search concepts you already know 

      Weare, William H., Jr. (Linworth Publishing, Inc., 2008-03-01)
      The author discusses the applicability and effectiveness of phrase searching, the use of natural language, Boolean logic, nesting, proximity, truncation, and wildcards to web search engines.
    • Moving forward: The next-gen catalog and the new discovery tools 

      Weare, William H., Jr.; Toms, Sue; Breeding, Marshall
      This article explores two emerging solutions -- next-gen catalogs and discovery products. A next-gen catalog provides an intuitive interface designed in accordance with current web standards. It incorporates features such ...
    • The federated search solution 

      Weare, William H., Jr. (Linworth Publishing, Inc, 2010-09-01)
      Federated search provides a single search interface that allows users to search multiple online resources simultaneously—subscription databases, library catalogs, and other electronic resources—with one query that returns ...
    • Web search field trip: Find it on the web with field searching 

      Weare, William H., Jr.
      The author describes the functionality of field searching, a search technique which locates specific terms in a specific field. The author points out field searching options available via the advanced search page of the ...
    • What ‘open to the public’ means at IUPUI 

      Weare, William H., Jr. (2013-09-01)
      The article presents the author's views on the move of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis' (IUPUI) University Library which opened its doors to the public. He states that IUPUI's University Library is an ...