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Competences: Week 12 - Email/Boolean Searches

Week 12

Week 12 - Email

If you're not familiar with setting up and checking email on the most popular programs, here is your chance to take a look at them! You should be familiar with the following email services:

GMail

GMail Support

Yahoo

Yahoo Support

Hotmail

Hotmail Support

You should be familiar with how to attach files and retrieve files attached to emails. If you don't know how to do this, please ask for help. When you're finished exploring these email sites, comment below and let me know what you think of each of them. Did you learn anything new about the features of the services? Which service do you use for your personal email?

Week 12

Week 12 - Boolean Searches

Boolean search can both save you time and produce the results a patron really wants. Visit this guide about boolean searching and try some of the operators to do searches. Make sure you read all three sections of the guide. When you're done, comment here and let me know what you've learned. Have you been using Boolean searching? How can this be helpful in your job?

Good Advice!

As you're working on these projects, it's a good idea to keep a list of the usernames and passwords that you've selected for each service. You'll thank me later!