Educational Resources - Search Activities

Search Activities

The Montana Memory Project and other digital libraries are excellent places to practice Interent searching in a safe environement. 

  1. Basic search - how to conduct an Internet search within the digital repository  
  2. Advanced search - how to find advanced search options and identify various advance search operations
    1. Boolean operators
    2. How to narrow search results
    3. How to discern best matches of search results
  3. Search practice - Provide students with certain search terms and ask them to refine the search in multiple ways - compare results
  4. Search practice - Provide students with topic to search. Discuss search results and determine which results are most helpful