--CILIP Health Libraries Group Newsletter
Table of Contents
List of Figures and Tables
What Is the Invisible Web Now?
1 | The Invisible Web Today
2 | Studies of Information-Seeking Behavior
How Will the Invisible Web Make Students Better Researchers?
3 | Teaching the Invisible Web: A Survey of Theory and Practice
4 | How to Make Students Better Researchers: The Invisible Web in Teaching
5 | Teaching Resources
Tools for Mining the Invisible Web and a Look into Its Future
6 | Looking inside the Invisible Web: A Sampler
7 | The Future of the Invisible Web and Its Implications for Teaching
Appendix: SurveyMonkey Survey
Selected Additional Readings
About the AuthorsJane Devine
has been the chief librarian and department chair for the LaGuardia Community College Library since 2004. Before that, she served as LaGuardia’s periodicals/government documents/electronic resources librarian and also worked for the New York Public Library as a reference librarian.
has been the coordinator of technical services at LaGuardia Community College, part of City University of New York, since 1989. Previously, she worked at the French Institute/Alliance Française in New York City.
"Provide[s] a framework and resources to help teacher librarians integrate the Invisible Web into their current practice. This book is recommended for those who are looking to improve their students’ web searching skills."
--VOYA”The book is well written and persuasively argued, and the authors make a compelling
case for why teaching the Invisible Web will make students better researchers, while also
addressing the importance of the Invisible Web to academic research and everyday life
research … a must read and an invaluable
resource for librarians with reference and instructional services duties."
— Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship
”Incredibly detailed … The selected resources are
carefully annotated and helpful
for any researcher trying to do
substantial work on the Invisible
— Catholic Library World
”If you are looking for help in teaching
the invisible web to others, this is
a good book to get you going with concepts
— Online Searcher
”Chapter summaries and extensive citations make this an attractive choice for students. It should also be of interest to librarians and anyone interested in optimizing their research resources and strategies."
— Library Journal”A welcome addition, given the rapid pace at which information technology is transforming higher education … This book is valuable in its own right as a reference work and resource guide."
— Reflective Teaching”An excellent book for anyone concerned about information literacy
and how to maintain the research skills of students at all levels."
— Online Information Review