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Now you are ready to navigate websites on your own. Improving your navigation skills will help you move around websites faster. If you are searching for a job online, this skill will increase your ability to visit diferent websites with job offers. You can look for any website by using keywords and a search engine website (www.google.com is a popular one).
Here are some examples of websites that you may find useful:
Chicago Public Library - www.chipublib.org (opens in a new window). Use the Navigation Menu or the Search Box to find different sections of the website such as Catalog, Events or Online Resources. The home page has a variety of Featured Content, as you can see by the different boxes.
City of Chicago - www.cityofchicago.org (opens in a new window). Use this website to find information involving every aspect of city government. The site is large and contains important and useful information so it is a good place to practice navigating.
White House - www.whitehouse.gov (opens in a new window). A federal government website. Find information on important issues and the administration along with photos and video galleries. The site is large and contains many different types of information so look around to see what you can find about something that matters to you.
Learn more about online search in the Basic Search Course.