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Bare Bones 101: A Basic Tutorial on Searching the Web - The University of South Carolina Beaufort Library Presents 17 Very Short & Succinct Lessons, Read in a Few Minutes. Designed for New & Experienced Users to Get Started in the Right Direction with Minimum Time & Effort. Includes Search Strategy, Basic Search Tips, Boolean Logic & Proximity Operators, A Closer Look at Google, Alta Vista, Yahoo, etc.
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