Web search field trip: Find it on the web with field searching

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Weare, William H., Jr.
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Access to information , Electronic information resource searching , Information retrieval , Information-seeking strategies , Internet in education , Internet searching , School libraries , Web search engines , World wide web , Department
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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 four largest search entities and provides examples that demonstrate the use of syntax to do field searching from the main page, as well as advanced search options not available from the advanced search page.

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Weare, W. H., Jr. (2008). Web search field trip: Find it on the web with field searching. Library Media Connection 27(1), 52-54
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Linworth Publishing, Inc.
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1542-4715
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