School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

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Library Journal

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MILLIONS OF PEOPLE around the world consider themselves to be good online searchers, and probably hundreds of thousands of them rate themselves as experts. College librarians and professors notice that a growing number of undergraduates and graduate students feel confident in their online abilities. Everyone who works in a library knows at least the library's online catalog system and probably many other online, CD-ROM, and web search systems. If everyone is above average, as in Garrison Keillor's Lake Wobegon, what makes an online searcher stand out?


pp. 36, 38

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