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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. 48, December 2003

  • Google launches Deskbar
  • Northern Light resurrected
  • Trade Union History Online wins Farradane Award
  • Online 2003 Best Stand Awards
  • Information Resources
    • BvD adds new data to DASH
  • Searching Questions
    • Financials for small private companies in the Netherlands
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Ad Muncher
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Advanced Internet Search Strategies, Manchester Business School
    • Business Information the Net, TFPL London
    • Assessing the Quality of Information, TFPL London

Issue No. 47, November 2003

  • Yahoo! opts in users to marketing mail
  • British Library launches Research Service
  • This email has expired
  • Information resources
    • BvD adds ODIN (information on Nordic companies)
    • Free M&A fact sheet from BvD Zephyr
    • Foodstat
    • Lawbore
    • Tom's Law - Legal Documents Online
  • These things are sent to try us!
    • Digital disaster in the Dales
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Zap spyware with Spybot

Issue Number 46, October 2003

  • Google launches synonym search
  • Wayback Machine tests Recall for archives
  • Information resources
    • EINS GEM
    • Google introduces News Alerts
    • Factiva introduces new pay-as-you-go subscription
    • Telintell for free information on global telecommunications
    • Grants Online
    • Access Funds - Grants information for the British charitable and non-profit sector
  • These things are sent to try us!
    • 1427 news messages - and counting
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • DUN Manager
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Assessing the quality of information

Issue Number 45, July/August 2003

  • Farewell Netscape?
  • Online 2003 Programme Announced
  • Information Resources
    • BvD EIU Market Indicators and Forecasts and OSIRIS
    • Guardian charges for selected services
    • Google Introduces Advanced News Search
    • Gold Stocks Center
    • Snapshots International revamp Web site
  • These things are sent to try us!
    • SoBig causes SoHuge Hassle
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Intellectual Property and Ethics Feature in UKOLUG's Autumn Schedule
    • Assessing the Quality of Information, TFPL, London, 16th September 2003
    • Setting up Shop on the Internet, Manchester Business School, 1st October 2003
    • Key Business Sources on the Net, Manchester Business School, 2nd October 2003

Issue Number 44, June 2003

  • Turbo10 meta-search: less “turbo” and fewer breakdowns please
  • New Browser on the Block: Mozilla Firebird
  • Information Resources
    • Cookies and IT Law – Masons Out-law.com and Aboutcookies.org
    • Land Registry Online (pilot Web site)
    • Fast Book Finder
    • UK Law Firms on the Web
    • Bar (Barristers) on the Web
    • Research Buyers Guide
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • AlltheWeb URL Investigator
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • UKOLUG Seminar at Umbrella, UMIST, Manchester, 4th July 2003
    • Market Research on the Web, Manchester Business School, 3rd September 2003
    • Assessing the Quality of Information, TFPL, London, 16th September 2003

Issue Number 43, May 2003

  • News on the Web Compared
  • KillerInfo
  • Information Resources
    • Google News Launches Country News Services
    • Faust Information - National, International Directories and Mailing Lists
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Web2Text - HTML to plain text converter
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Advanced Internet Search Strategies (Manchester Business School) 11th June 2003

Issue Number 42, April 2003

  • Online 2003 Call for Papers
  • Price's List of Lists Moves to Specialissues.com
  • Information Resources
    • Independent charges for content
    • Insight Research Corporation
    • International Business Strategies
    • Best for Business
    • CDA Dorset (Co-operative Development Agency)
    • Grantsnet: UK grants and funding information
    • CAROL re-launches with credit report facility
    • Top 10 Sources of Business Information
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Allwhois - the name behind the domain
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Key Business Sources on the Internet (Manchester Business School)
    • Advanced Internet Search Strategies (Manchester Business School)

Issue Number 41, March 2003

  • AOL launches pop-up zapper
  • Microsoft Teams up with Information Providers
  • Information Resources
    • Who Owns Whom in the UK Electricity Industry
    • Zapdata - US company lookup and mailing lists from D&B
    • Research and Markets
    • SkillsBuilder
    • Jobstats - the current state of the UK computer job market
    • Eastern European Business Information Update
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • ScanIT - test your browser's security
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Resource Management Strategies (UKOLUG, London)
    • Key Business Sources on the Internet (Manchester Business School)
    • Business Information on the Internet: free vs. fee (TFPL, London)
    • Advanced Internet Search Strategies (Manchester Business School

Issue Number 40, February 2003

  • Secure online shopping with the Cahoot webcard
  • Information Resources
    • eBizSearch
    • News service from World Chambers Network/Dialog
    • Business Information Update
    • Official company registers
    • Top 10 Business Sites
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • PawSense
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Business Information: Resource Management Strategies
    • International Graduate Summer School

Issue Number 39, January 2003

  • NorthernLight to close public Web site
  • AlltheWeb
  • International Graduate Summer School short courses
  • Information Resources
    • Listings of trade associations on the Net
    • Top 10 Business Sites
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • SpamGourmet
  • Meetings and Workshops


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