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Newsletter of the NN/LM Southeastern/Atlantic Region

Online Class:Super Searcher: Enhancing Your Online Search Super Powers - February 11, 2013-March 17, 2013

Dates:                   February 11, 2013 through March 17, 2013

Instructor:           Andrew Youngkin, Emerging Technologies and Evaluation Coordinator, SE/A RML


This self-paced class will allow participants to explore various online search engines, compare the features of each, and broaden their knowledge of search strategies and online search techniques. Participants will develop search strategies that will increase the precision and scope of their online searching ability. In this class, we will engage in discussions, share exercises, and view short demonstrations. The class includes: discussions of web search engines, strategies for searching for online media including images, videos and books. The class concludes with examples of real-time searching and mobile search solutions. Class participants will gain new knowledge and experience with new search engines and search strategies to broaden general search skills.

The Super Searcher class is approved for 4 hours of Medical Library Association (MLA) Continuing Education Units and participants completing all course content will receive a certificate of completion.

Contact the class facilitator at with any additional questions.

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Last updated on Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016

Funded under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012340 with the University of Maryland, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, and awarded by the DHHS, NIH, National Library of Medicine.