The Information Research FAQ

The Information Research FAQ

100 pages of search techniques, tactics and theory
by David Novak of the Spire Project (

Welcome. This FAQ addresses information literacy; the skills, tools and theory of information research. Particular attention is paid to the internet as both a reservoir and gateway to information resources.

This FAQ is an element of the Spire Project, the primary free reference for information research and an important source for search assistance. Do visit . It is free and compliments this FAQ with links, forms and tools. We also publish a fine All-in-one search page, a collection of our best search tools called Spire Project Light (

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