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Internet Research Techniques and Resources (U.S.)


Our Internet Research Techniques and Resources test measures your ability to find and evaluate information on the Internet. Designed for all professionals, this test covers the following topics: Browsers, Consumer Information, Government Sites, Health and Medical, Internet Forums, Language Tools, Libraries, Maps and Atlases, People Search, Research Methodology, and Search Engines.

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Once you request a test, your Personal Identification Number (PIN) will be stored in your My Plan for easy access. You will have 90 days in which to take the test you requested.

Test Outline

File Transfers
Security and Viruses
Consumer Information
Financial News and Reports
Product Reviews and Pricing
Trade Organizations and Statistics
Government Sites
Legal Information
Non-United States
Health and Medical
Diseases and Treatments
Drugs and Alternatives
Health Education
Internet Forums
Discussion Groups
KBs and FAQs
Language Tools
Dictionaries- English
Non-English and Translators
Thesauri and Lexicography
Associations and Services
Interlibrary and Web Services
Online Library Catalogs
Maps and Atlases
Directions and Maps
Landmarks and Regions
Routes and Boundaries
People Search
Background Checks
Online Directories
Research Methodology
Research Process
Sources and Caveats
Search Engines
Addresses and Locations
Advanced Searches, Booleans, and Filters
Search Types and Syntax