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Advanced Searching and Organization of Internet Information

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Advanced Searching and Organization of Internet Information

General course description:  The Internet is a researcher's dream - and nightmare.  This seemingly boundless source of information creates problems not only in finding information, but in assessing information quality, organizing resources so that they can be quickly and easily accessed, and coordinating information access for use at home, in the office and on the road.  This course will focus on software tools and Internet resources to assist researchers in finding and managing Internet information.

Purpose:   The purpose of this course is to provide legal professionals with the following:

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Information about new technologies to assist researchers in organizing Internet information

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Hands-on truing in using recommended Internet research tools (depending on new software development before scheduled course dates, may include PowerMarks, PeakJet, AltaVista Discovery, Copernic, Enfin Tracker Pro, X-Portal and/or other new programs that may become available prior to the training date)

3.

Skills necessary to assess the quality and value of Internet information

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Guidance and hands-on training in the use of advanced search techniques including finding information on the "hidden Web"

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Information about new search engines and directories

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Resources for keeping up-to-date on Internet research

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Recommended on-line research information sources

Methodology: All training is "hands on" at a fully functional PC workstation with a live Internet connection through a high-speed ADSL line.    The first half of each training day will focus on software tools to organize and manage information. Participants will then use these tools throughout the second half of the training program which focuses on advance Internet searching including advanced search engine and directory strategies and locating resources on the "hidden web."

Dates:  One class each day on September 27, September 28, September 29,  September 30, and October 1, 1999.

Cost:  $394.25 for registrations received on or before September 7, 1999.   $415.00 after September 7, 1999.

Location: SoLaw Training Center

Hours:  8 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.

Attendance: Limited to 10 persons in each class (one full day of training

Experience Level:  Participants should have a basic familiarity with using Web search engines and directories

Other:  Training will include lunch and morning and afternoon refreshment breaks

Registration:  Please complete our registration form and submit it to us.   

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