Search Tips #1: Get Expert Help
© 2000 by Walt Howe
(last revised 17 February 2006)
If you can't find what you need, turn to an expert subject guide. When Google or other search engines render thousands of hits, and you can't narrow them down, look to collections assembled by experts, such as

The Internet Public Library

It features a number of collections organized by topic.

Another lesser-known but useful selection is the

WWW Virtual Library

This guide was started at Switzerland's CERN, the birthplace of the WWW, and continues today with the Web founders, now based in Cambridge, MA. For further searching help, try our Search Guide, and visit the Navigating the Net forum.
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