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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. 58, December 2004

  • Search Engine News
    • Ask Jeeves launches Desktop Search
    • MSN launches Desktop Search
    • Copernic Desktop adds support for Firefox
    • Google Suggests
    • Accoona - new kid on the block
  • Information Resources
    • NexisLexis a la carte
    • EBRD Directory of business information sources on central and eastern Europe and the CIS
    • Statistics Insight
    • Marketing Surveys Index
    • CEE MarketWatch
    • Cost of 12 Days of Christmas rises for True Love
  • These things are sent to try us
    • Making Windows XP Search do what it says on the tin - almos

Issue No. 57, November 2004

  • Search Engine News
    • Microsoft launches new search engine
    • Google expands and turns scholar
    • Google Desktop Search
  • Top 10 Business Information Resources
  • Information Resources
    • Eco5.com - a new portal for business and economics
    • EuroInfoPool expands
    • Bureau van Dijk enhances product range
    • STN adds LISA
    • CILIP gives members direct access to LISA
  • Searching Questions
    • Number of ATMs by country
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • WinPatrol
  • Meetings and Workshops.
    • What's new in search tools? Free masterclass at Online Information 2004, London
    • Finance and business resources: who, what and how much? Free masterclass at Online Information 2004
    • Investing in Eastern Europe: Focus on EU New & Aspiring Members. 5th International Conference on Business Information Gathering & Analysis.

Issue No. 56, September 2004

  • Copernic Desktop
  • BvDEP launches Mint for business intelligence
  • Yahoo vs. Google
  • Yahoo News vs. Google News
  • Information Resources
    • NewsTrove
    • Bots Blogs and News Aggregators
    • 1837Online - Births, Marriages and Deaths
  • Searching Questions
    • Top 10 UK Insurance Companies
  • These things are sent to try us
    • The case of the disappearing fax driver
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Agent Ransack
  • Meetings and Workshops.
    • Advanced Internet Search Strategies, Manchester Business School

Issue No. 55, July/August 2004

  • Blinkx - local and web searching combined
  • Emerald to launch Emerald Management Xtra
  • IAB launches AllAboutCookies.org
  • Information Resources
    • Digital Library of Historical Directories
    • Yell introduces Super Search
    • MSN launches Newsbot
    • Abook4All - used books and rare books specialists
    • Libor rates - British Bankers Association
    • WordCount
  • Searching Questions
    • Historical stock exchange data
  • These things are sent to try us!
    • Pesky pop-ups - yet again!!
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Copyscape
  • Meetings and Workshops.
    • Key Business Sources on the Net, Manchester Business School
    • Searching the Internet: Beyond Google, UKOLUG, Newcastle Upon Tyne
    • Business Information on the Internet: free vs fee. TFPL, London
    • Advanced Internet Search Strategies, Manchester Business School

Issue No. 54, June 2004

  • AlltheWeb dumbs down
  • UK Web to be archived
  • New business information search tool
  • Information Resources
    • US Agriculture Exporters Database
    • National Union of Journalists Freelance Directory
    • Process Industries Supplier Directory
    • Major Companies of Central & Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States
    • China Company Research Services
    • Baltic Sea States web directory
    • EU Value Added Tax
  • Searching Questions
    •  Free market and industry data by country
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • AM-DeadLink
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Key Business Sources on the Net, Manchester Business School
    • Searching the Internet: Beyond Google, UKOLUG, Newcastle Upon Tyne
    • Business Information on the Internet: free vs fee. TFPL, London
    • Advanced Internet Search Strategies, Manchester Business School
Issue No. 53, May 2004
  • AltaVista dumbs down
  • Sinking in the information bog!
  • Information Resources
    • Database of phishing scams
    • National copyright laws online
    • Complete RSS
    • Directory of UK company directors
    • Resource directory for East and Southeast Asia
    • NationMaster
    • CAROL launches stock price lookup
    • Archive of UK government web sites
  • Searching Questions
    • Translating foreign language news articles
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Mailwasher
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • I'm an Information Professional - get me out of here! UKOLUG, London
    • Business Information on the Internet: Free v. Fee, TFPL, London
    • Key Business Sources on the Net, Manchester Business School

Issue No. 52, April 2004

  • Search Strategies for the Internet, 5th Edition
  • ChangeDetect - Update
  • Information Resources
    • Russia: All 89 Regions Trade & Investment Guide
    • EU Enlargement - Maritimeindustries.org
    • KPMG EU Accession
    • Europa EU Enlargement
    • List of EU countries and candidate countries
    • Snapshots launches New Global Panorama Series
    • UK DirectGov launched
    • BAD News · Woody's Watch
  • Searching Questions
    • Largest cities and demographics
  • These things are sent to try us!
    • You don't have IE 5.5 or above…..
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Thumbshots Ranking Tool
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Market Research on the Web, Manchester Business School
    • I'm an Information Professional - get me out of here! UKOLUG.
    • Business Information on the Internet: Free v. Fee

Issue No. 51, March 2004

  • ChangeDetect - free service for monitoring web pages
  • Information Resources
    • EBRD Directory
    • The Ultimate Directory
    • Yahoo News upgraded
    • Market Access Database (trade statistics between the EU and non EU countries)
    • Ramon - Eurostat Classification Server
    • ITC - International Trade Statistics
    • United Nations Statistics Division - COMTRADEUK Trade Information On-line
  • Searching Questions
    • Statistics on renewable energy in the UK
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • Furl It
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • How to assess, select and manage electronic resources, Manchester Business School.
    • Market Research on the Web, Manchester Business School
    • I'm an Information Professional - get me out of here! UKOLUG.

Issue No. 50, February 2004

  • I'm an information professional - get me out of here! (UKOLUG seminar)
  • Top 10 Business Information Resources
  • Copernic launches new tracking software
  • Information Resources
    • Dot UK Directory
    • Research and Markets Newsletter
    • Info@UK
    • Search Tools - Zapmeta
    • Search Tools - Yahoo launches new search engine
    • Macmillan English Dictionary - New Words ·
  • Searching Questions
    • Researching company directors
  • These things are sent to try us!
    • Email disclaimers - the antidote
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Assessing the Quality of Information, TFPL London
    • Current legal issues in Information Work (UKOLUG seminar), Belfast
    • How to assess, select and manage electronic resources, Manchester Business School.

Issue No. 49, January 2004

  • Google and AlltheWeb look for variations on search terms
  • Top 10 Search Tips
  • EEVL launches OneStep Industry and Jobs News services
  • Information Resources
    • Market Research on the Web
  • Searching Questions
    • Historical Share Prices
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • WisdomChange for monitoring changes to web pages
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Business Information the Net, TFPL London
    • UKOLUG seminars: Usability Testing and Blogs and Wikis, London
    • UKOLUG seminar: Perspectives on Information Architecture,London
    • Assessing the Quality of Information, TFPL London
Archives 2004


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