Event Title

The Advent of Web Scale Discovery Tools: What it Means for Undergraduate Research

Location

Regnier Center 144

Start Date

2-8-2012 3:30 PM

Description

Web Scale Discovery is a new breed of library research tool which provides a single platform to search a library’s books, databases, archives and additional materials. Touted as an alternative to Google, Web Scale Discovery has great potential to augment and elevate the undergraduate research experience. The mechanics of Web Scale Discovery will be discussed, along with potential applications in undergraduate courses. Come and learn about the tools many institutions have already adopted or are on the verge of adopting.

 
Aug 2nd, 3:30 PM

The Advent of Web Scale Discovery Tools: What it Means for Undergraduate Research

Regnier Center 144

Web Scale Discovery is a new breed of library research tool which provides a single platform to search a library’s books, databases, archives and additional materials. Touted as an alternative to Google, Web Scale Discovery has great potential to augment and elevate the undergraduate research experience. The mechanics of Web Scale Discovery will be discussed, along with potential applications in undergraduate courses. Come and learn about the tools many institutions have already adopted or are on the verge of adopting.