Searching the constantly changing web
can be frustrating. The most common retrieval problems are: no results,
a huge number of irrelevant results, or links to pages which are inaccessible.
Here are a few suggestions for efficient searching.
Search Tip 1. Get familiar with
a few search engines. A good group
Search Tip 2. Learn at least simple
syntax for each to improve the efficiency of your searching and browsing
Generic Web search (e.g., Altavista (4))
Medical Web Search (e.g. MedNets (44))
Medline (PubMed (58))
Hand / Orthopaedic Web Search (e.g. OrthoSearch
Hand / Orthopaedic Portal (e.g. OrthoGate