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Navigating the Web


Welcome to the Gann Academy Library guide to navigating the web. Learn how to create an effective Google search, how to scan search results for the websites that are most likely to be useful to you, and how evaluate websites once you've chosen them from your list of results.

Get started by watching this short video from Google about how web searching works. We're sure you already know how to use Google,  but understanding how it works can give you insight into why your search lead to certain results and what you can do to create better searches.

Good luck with your research!