Learn How to Conduct Accurate Internet Research Online

Find out how to conduct accurate research online through an effective surface and deep web search plan, avoiding plagiarism pitfalls



As the Internet grows, it becomes more challenging to find the correct information from a reliable source in a timely manner. As research expert Gary Price puts it, “The haystack is growing and finding the needles takes more time and requires greater skill.” Discover how to conduct accurate Internet research by creating a search plan, searching both the surface web and the deep web, and staying organized. Plus find out how to think critically and find the best sources for your Internet search.

This will help you know how to:

  • Describe why Internet research skills are important
  • Create a search plan
  • Identify what resources are the most appropriate for your search
  • Search the surface web and the deep web using a variety of tools
  • Assess the credibility and validity of a website
  • Organize research notes
  • Cite sources and avoid plagiarism

Course Content


Session One: Course Overview


Session Two: Creating a Search Plan


Session Three: Searching the Surface Web


Session Four: Diving Into the Deep Web


Session Five: Searching for Multimedia


Session Six: Assessing Research Sites


Session Seven: Staying Organized with Research Tools


Session Eight: Citing Sources


Course features:

8 Modules

Full Lifetime Access

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