Search skills

Take this online learning course to improve your web search skills, and learn how to retrieve the most effective, reliable search results.

Date
Monday, 3 October 2016Sunday, 31 December 2017
LocationOnline
Cost
Free

This self-paced State Library Victoria online learning course is for everyone who wants to improve their online search skills. Whatever the information you're seeking - from family history to a research project, restaurant reviews to health advice - you'll learn how to retrieve the most effective, reliable search results.

The course covers keywords and search operators, how to identify bias and ways to quickly make sense of your search results.

Search skills also introduces you to the range of information resources held by libraries, both online and on the shelves.

About online learning at State Library Victoria

Our suite of online courses are designed to help you develop the confidence you need to thrive in a digital world. The practical and accessible courses are designed and delivered by professional education staff, and can be worked through independently without needing to log in.

If you'd like more information about our online learning opportunities: