Module 3: Searching

This module covers how to search for information using a variety of tools.

When you have completed this module you should be able to:

  • search using keywords, titles, author names or subject headings
  • identify which tools will search for books, articles or websites on a given topic
  • identify the difference between the Catalog, Databases, Search Engines and Bibliographies
  • use search tricks to make your searching more effective

Resources for Librarians and Educators, Credits
Original BILT material © 2003 by Samford University Libraries. BILT incorporates material from Searchpath a tutorial developed by the Board of Trustees of Western Michigan University, © 2001-2002 and material from TILT, a tutorial developed by the Digital Information Literacy Office for the University of Texas System Digital Library, © 1998-2002. This material may be reproduced, distributed, or incorporated only subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the BILT Open Publication License.