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Deena: So, what have we learned?
Brian: I think the most important thing is that if we don't use effective search strategies, we will waste a lot of time sorting through useless information.
Deena: I agree. So, we need to use advanced search strategies. Like defining and refining exactly what we're looking for.
Brian: And using Boolean logic to narrow the kinds of information we get from a search.
Deena: I think we should remember to utilize help - whether it's a human being in the library or the help function in a search engine.
Brian: Good point. Once we have all this information, let's remember to write down the, uh, what was that called?
Brian: That's right, citation.
Deena: That's so we know where we found the information.
Brian: Great! It seems like we've got a pretty good handle on what we have to do.
Deena: I'd like to mention one thing that I think is really important.
Brian: What's that, Deena?
Deena: Well, I think that having the Internet adds more complexity to source evaluation - which is an already complex process. I mean, anyone can publish on the Web without certification of facts or sources. So, we need to be cautious when we're looking at information on a Web page.
Brian: Good point, Deena.