How do Internet users use search engines to quickly and effectively find what they are looking for?
1. Search Engine: software that enables users to search the Internet using keywords
2. Google: an American public corporation, that provides Internet search, e-mail, mapping, office productivity, social networking, video sharing and other online services
3. Boolean Search: an Internet search that involves the use of (Boolean) operators such as 'and, or, not' to improve the search
4. Query: a word, a phrase or a group of words that request information from a search engine
5. Keyword(s): words carefully selected for a query in order to narrow down the search results to links that will be most useful
How do users determine if a website contains reliable information?
Domain Name: a name used as an Internet address to identify the location of particular web page and followed by a suffix such as .com
Domain Suffix: A domain suffix is the last part of a domain name. Popular domain suffixes include ''.com,'' ''.net,'' and ''.org,'' but there are dozens of domain suffixes.
Source: The author of the information-check to see if the individual, company, or institution is credible.
Contact Info: A phone number, mailing address, email, or other information on how to communicate with someone responsible for the website information.
Factual: synonyms-truthful, true, accurate, authentic, historical, genuine, fact-based.
A fact can be proven or disproven.