Internet Research Project

For this project, you will be evaluating and reviewing an internet research tool.  You will find the name of and link to your assigned tool on the class wiki (ENG 1020, ENG 122).

Write a review of the research tool assigned to you and post the review in your blog.  Your review should include all of the following information that is relevant for the type of tool you were assigned:

  • Name of and link to the tool
  • Summary or description of the tool
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Search engines, directories, and other applications searched
  • Databases
  • Operators
  • Case sensitivity
  • Stop words
  • Advanced search function
  • Limits
  • Sorting
  • Display
  • Help function
  • Special features

See the column headings of the Search Engine Features Chart for explanations if needed.  You can see sample reviews by clicking on links here and here.

Use the department and course number (ENG 1020 or ENG 122) and other appropriate tags (”Labels” on Blogger) for the post.

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