The internet, and especially the search engine, is a private investigator’s best friend. Private investigators use the internet to search public records databases, look up phone numbers and addresses, search the dark web, do background checks and more.
However, sifting through the myriad of search results provided by a search engine can be a daunting task and may consume a lot of your valuable time. Learn how to save time by focusing on the right search engines, and entering the right queries to ensure the most relevant and accurate information is returned. The following books can help you:
- Use the internet to dig up facts and information quickly
- Learn how to search in the right places
- Determine which websites provide relevant and accurate data and information and which can be trusted
- Learn how to structure your search engine queries to ensure the most accurate results are returned and how to most efficiently sift through the results
- Learn where to find free online public records and databases
- How to find commercial databases that contain millions of online records
List of Online Search Books
Following are several books that provide helpful instruction on conducting online searches. All of the books are available at Amazon.com.
Librarian’s Guide to Online Searching
Librarian’s Guide to Online Searching: Cultivating Database Skills for Research and Instruction, 5th Edition
Librarians are trained experts in the art of finding information. The Librarian’s Guide to Online Searching is a book that explores the fundamental processes and procedures of conducting online searches for information. The book delves into database and their structures, numerical data, free resources and plenty of search tips you may not have known.
Find It Online: The Complete Guide to Online Research
Find It Online: The Complete Guide to Online Research, Second Edition The Complete Guide to Online Research has been an essential reference to online searching for journalists, researchers, lawyers, professors, librarians, business executives, and students. Private eyes will find the tips useful.
Find Anyone Fast
Comprehensive resources and recommendations to help you find someone. Great for private detectives, skip tracers and police officers.
Super Searchers Make It on Their Own: Top Independent information Professionals Share Their Secrets for Starting and Running a Research Business
This book explains how to start and run a online research business. Great information for private eyes.