About Search Engines

Dear students,

This online course will give you an introduction to think about how search engines such as google or database search engines work. By the end of the online course, you should be able to identify search engines on library homepages and on the web and be able to use them more effectivly.

Search boxes and search engines

Click on the search boxes in the image

AUP Library : Books and ebooks?

  • By using the library catalog, I will find mostly printed books which are in the AUP Library stacks
  • The AUP Library has no access to paid ebooks

Use the "Quick Search Library Catalog" - search for the following book : MLA Handbook + Write down the call number for the book

  • 808.02 M689
  • 9781603290241
  • 0905-087457

Write down the call number for the book

  • Define your key...
    808.02 M689
  • Define your key...
    808.02 M689

Meta search engines

??? scenario question

Testing text matching question

  • AUP
    Paris
  • AUK
    Pristina
  • LAU
    Beirut

Testing drag and drop text question

Using keywords

Describe the following image - find 5 words that describe the image

Use the 5 words in order to search/find the image - who is the name of the man ?

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Use the word "match in order to describe what search engines do

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