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             Cool Clicks and Data Dudes
                            Part of the Productive Partnerships Program initiated by
                                Mackay Libraries and Mackay West State School

                                    2007— High School ! Yay!!
                         More Freedom — More things to do — More people to
                                              meet!

                                      And more homework
                        And more homework means more research

                   •   Do you like to do your research online?
                   •   Are you getting the right information?
                   •   Are you getting up-to-date information?
                   •   Are you getting information from people who know
                       what they are talking about?
                   •   Do you know how to reference the information you get?
                   •   How can you cut your research time without dropping
                       grades?
                            Answer all these questions and more at:



www.mackaylibraries.com.au
                                                                                       The Homework
Our Website                                                                            Help page alone
has 200 pages                                                                          has over 30 links
of hints, tips,                                                                        to search engines,
tricks and links                                                                       directories and
for YOU!                                                                               information to
                                                                                       help YOU!


                       www.mackaybookbandits.blogspot.com
                       PLUS - Mackay Libraries now has its own Youth
                       Blog where you can log on and talk about the books
                       you have to read, and the books you want to read,
                       and music and movies and homework and school
                       work and, well anything you want to really…
                                Information Services



          Cool Clicks and Data Dudes cont.
                       Part of the Productive Partnerships Program initiated by
                           Mackay Libraries and Mackay West State School


      DATABASES - The better way to search and
              we have LOTS of them!




Databases can save you oodles of time by taking you straight to some of
the best information available online anywhere, and its FREE! All you need
is your Mackay Libraries membership card.




If you think all you need is Google, think again!
Google is great, but there’s a lot more to it, and
many other excellent search engines and
directories than you might know about.


                                          Try Google’s ‘Cached’
                                          and ‘Similar pages’
                                          links to get more from
                                          the first page of hits.
                                          Site search can also
                                          save you time and
                                          Google Suggest
Check out Ask.com, ez2find,               helps with ideas
Fact Monster and Sensis, for              on what search
easy and sometimes better                 terms to enter.
web searching.

				
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