In this article, a college librarian and a university professor describe how they developed a course to help students improve their online research skills. While some of the advanced techniques are most appropriate for undergraduate students who have access to online academic databases, the initial phase of the project is readily applicable to younger students.

While lectures are a part of the training, each lecture is supplemented with an online quiz that requires students to apply what they've learned about choosing search engines, choosing search terms, and using proper syntax to accomplish their goals.

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