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Please Note: These are archives of Tales from the Terminal Room. The information and links that the newsletters contain will not be updated in the archive copy.

Issue No. 27, December 2001

  • Online Information 2001
  • Updates to the RBA Web site
    • Scottish Law Online
    • NewsBase
    • Skate Financial Network
    • BBC Monitoring Country Profiles
    • Land Registry
    • Land Registers of Scotland
    • Environment Agency
    • PPG 25 (policy guidance note on development and flood risk)
    • Images of England
    • MoneyExtra Mortgage
    • Centre Cobweb Information
    • Top 10 Business Sites
  • These things are sent to try us
    • “Cannot find registry, cannot find VFAT”
  • Gizmo of the Year
  • RBA Training & Meetings

Issue No. 26, November 2001

  • Preview: Online Information 2001
  • Updates to the RBA Web site
    • Newsbase - BBC Monitoring
    • Changes to the Times
    • Business Deutschland
    • Changes to FAST-AllTheWeb

Issue No. 25, October 2001

  • Review
    • Karnak
  • Updates to the RBA Web site
    • Changes to Stock Markets and Company Financials
    • Finsight
    • Etrade
    • Startups.co.uk
    • Go4Gain
    • BigWales
    • UK/British Employment Law
    • Changes to xrefer
  • These things are sent to try us
    • Where should my MTX_.EXE be?
  • Meetings and Training
    • Business Information on the Internet: Fee versus Free

Issue No. 24, September 2001

  • Review: Meta-search Software for your PC
    • Copernic vs LexiBot Vs WebSeeker
  • Updates to the RBA Web site
    • Introduction to the Euro
    • Capital Market Guide
    • Guide to SEC Filings
    • Deloitte VAT/GST Rates
    • PricecoopersWaterhouse Global VAT Online
    • PricecoopersWaterhouse EdgarScan
    • Lawyer Locator
    • Internet Search Tools & Portals
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Spam Proof Email Links

Issue No. 23, July/August 2001

  • Changes to TFTTR distribution
  • Interesting use of Google AdWords
    • Updates to the RBA Web site
    • Statistical Summary of the US Newspaper Industry
    • Radio Free Europe, Radio Liberty (RFERL)
    • Jamestown Foundation
    • The Glossarist
    • Moneyextra Glossary A-Z of financial terms
    • Yahoo Financial Glossary
    • Bloomberg.com: Financial Glossary
    • EDGAR Online Form Type Definitions
    • Current Value of Old Money
    • eFinancial News
    • Acquisitions Monthly
    • Patently Absurd - Weird & Wacky Patents
    • Economist.com Country Briefings
    • EIU Country Data Viewswire
    • Privatizationlink
    • UK Online for Business
    • Grantfinder
    • J4b - Search for Government Grants for your Business
    • Business Credit Management UK
    • Better Payment Practice Campaign
    • Just Claim
    • Scottish Business Information Services
  • These things are sent to try us
    • Out of Date Search Engines
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Copernic
  • Meetings and Training
    • Business Information on the Internet: Fee versus Free

Issue No. 22, June 2001

  • Updates to the RBA Web site
    • Google launches image searching
    • UK Business Advice Online moves
    • Factiva.com 1992
    • UK SIC Codes
    • MarketEye to close
    • CountyWeb and List Locator
    • Lists Now
    • UK Business Data Online
    • Dun & Bradstreet
    • Kelly's
    • Kompass British Exporters
    • Kompass UK
  • These things are sent to try us
    • Brush up your search strategy jargon
  • Meetings and Training
    • AIOPI Conference
    • BL Best Of Business

Issue No. 21, May 2001

  • Updates to the RBA Web site
    • Vrisko NameBase
    • Search Strategies - Keeping up to Date
    • Subject specific Scout Reports discontinued
    • Update on open.gov.uk
    • Lexis-Nexis at BIRD Online
  • These things are sent to try us
    • Undeliverable email
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • WebWasher top of accelerator tests
  • Meetings and Training
    • June 18th, Company Information on the Internet

Issue No. 20, April 2001

  • Updates to the RBA Web site
    • The Case of the Disappearing Portals
    • Government Portals
    • Chambers of Commerce
    • Google Updates
    • Aria Database
  • These things are sent to try us
    • You have mail: Oh no I don't!
  • Meetings and Training
    • May 9th, Business Information on the Internet
    • May 16th, The Internet - Search Techniques
    • June 18th, Company Information on the Internet

Issue No. 19, March 2001

  • Editorial
    • Gardening News
  • Market Research on the Web: pay as you go options
  • Updates to the RBA Web site
    • ukstate.com
    • clicktso.com
    • Parliament Live
    • Abyz News Links
    • Newspaper Society
    • British Newspaper Readership Data
  • Gizmo of the Month Google Toolbar

Issue No. 18, February 2001

  • Update on Skyminder
  • Updates to the RBA Web site
    • Search Strategies for the Internet, 3rd edition
    • Country Versions of Google?
    • UK Yellow Pages Start-up Briefings
    • DespatchWeb
    • Top 10 Business Sites
  • These things are sent to try us!
    • BT charges are baffling
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Web pages - date last modified
  • Meetings and Training

Issue No. 17, January 2001

  • Review of Skyminder
  • Updates to the RBA Web site
    • Top 10 Business Sites
    • Search Strategies for the Internet 3rd edition
    • Clearlybusiness
  • These things are sent to try us
    • If IE5 ain't broke, don't fix it!
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Google's Cache of Web Pages
  • Meetings and Training
    • February 13th, IIS Southern Branch Evening Meeting
    • March 2nd, Business Information on the Internet

 

Issue No. 16, December 2000

  • Highlights of Online 2000

Issue No. 15, November 2000

  • Netscape 6 Launched - Was it Worth the Wait?
  • Preview of Online Information 2000
  • Business Sources on the Net - new and updated sites
    • Top 10 Business Sites
    • Direct Marketing
    • About Global Business
    • Country Information
    • Statistics
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Update on Ad-Aware

Issue No. 14, October 2000

  • New and updated sites added to RBA's Business Sources on the Net
    • Business Advice Online
    • The World Gazetteer
    • BAA - UK Flight Arrivals, Flight Timetable, Airport News
    • National Rail - the Gateway to Britain's National Rail Network
    • Zephus Mergers and Acquisitions Data
  • These things are sent to try us!
    • Uninstalling Unwanted Default Internet Connections
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • IE Personalizer
  • Meetings and Training
    • November 2nd, The Internet: search techniques and food related sites
    • November 13th, How to Make More Effective Use of the Internet
    • November 21st, Business Information on the Internet

Issue No. 13, September 2000

  • FT Global Archive now totally free
  • New and updated sites added to RBA's Business Sources on the Net
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Ad-Aware
  • Meetings and Training
    • November 2nd, The Internet: search techniques and food related sites
    • November 13th, How to Make More Effective Use of the Internet

Issue No. 12, July/August 2000

  • Update on biography sites
  • New and updated sites added to RBA's Business Sources on the Net
  • Gizmos of the Month
    • Zone Alarm
    • ZoneLog Analyser
  • Meetings and Training
    • September 27th, Business Information on the Internet
    • October 4th, How to Make More Effective Use of the Internet

Issue No. 11, June 2000

  • Portals Galore
  • New and updated sites added to RBA's Business Sources on the Net
  • These things are sent to try us!
    • Cannot display page - page empty or site does not exist
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • A4 Proxy - Anonymizer for Web surfing

Issue No. 10, May 2000

  • Review of News Alerting Services
  • New and updated sites added to RBA's Business Sources on the Net
  • These things are sent to try us!
    • Email attachments and I LOVE YOU
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Babelfish
  • Meetings and Training
    • UKOLUG Conference

Issue No. 9, April 2000

  • New and updated sites added to RBA's Business Sources on the Net
  • These things are sent to try us!
    • Reading the small print
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Xenu Link Checker
  • Training
    • Business Information on the Internet
    • The Internet: Search Techniques and Food Related Sites

Issue No. 8, March 2000

  • Dialog's WebCheck vs Google Buttons
  • The battle of CAPITALS against lower case letters
  • Gizmo of the Month: Recycling CDs

Issue No. 7, February 2000

  • Netscape 5 alpha
  • Buying Software Online

Issue No. 6, January 2000

  • Dialog's WebTop
  • Review of Major UK and Pan-European Directories
  • Gizmo of the Month: Neotrace

Issue No. 5, December 1999

  • Online Information 1999

Issue No. 4, November 1999

  • Absolutely Bogus Printer Driver
  • Gizmo of the Month: ADFilter

Issue No. 3, October 1999

  • Dialog Launches Information Portals
  • Accessibility of Web Sites

Issue No. 2, September 1999

  • Review of Alexa
  • The Mystery of the Disappearing DUN Icon
  • DUN Manager

Issue No. 1, July/August 1999

  • UK Telephone Directories Compared
  • Printing Web Pages: Making the Page fit your Paper


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