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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.

January 2007, No. 76

  • Search Tools
    • Accoona home page tabs are back
    • CrossEngine
  • Internet Librarian International 2007 Call for Speakers
  • Information Resources
    • Thomson to sell Profound and Newsedge
    • TechXtra expanded coverage
    • UK Statute Law Database
    • UK Government to close down some of its web sites
    • Sources of Non-Official Statistics
    • Market Research on the Web special offer
    • The Blog another tool in your arsenal
  • Searching Questions
    • Refining blog searches and RSS feeds
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Selecting and Implementing Web and Intranet Search, UKeiG, London
    • Advanced Internet Search Strategies, Manchester
    • RSS, Blogs and Wikis, UKeiG, London and Edinburgh

February 2007, No. 77

  • Search Tools
    • Ask X
    • Lack of overlap in search engines
    • Update on CrossEngine
  • Top Search Tips from Wales
  • Blog move from Blogger to Wordpress
  • Internet Librarian International 2007 Call for Speakers
  • Information Resources
    • HotFrog Business Directories
    • Intute Subject Booklets
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Assessing the Quality of Information, London
    • Advanced Internet Search Strategies, Manchester
    • Business Information: Key Web Resources, London

April 2007, No. 78

  • Search Tools
    • Yahoo! Alpha
    • Live.com takes link commands offline
  • Top Search Tips from Switzerland
  • UKeiG Annual Seminar (London). Riding the waves or treading water: confronting the challenges of a volatile electronic environment
  • Information Resources
    • Zoominfo fails to address quality issues
    • Kidon Media Link
    • The Association for Qualitative Research
    • The Viewing Facilities Association UK
  • Searching Questions
    • Effect of country and language versions of Google on results
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Improving your Internet communications: Blogs, RSS and Wikis, Manchester
    • UKeiG Annual Seminar, London

June 2007, No. 79

  • Search Tools
    • Ask rolls out new interface
    • Google image search looks for faces
    • New Exalead video search (beta)
    • Exalead UK and new search features
  • Blog Bling
  • Information Resources
    • Marketresearch.com acquires Profound
    • Pipl People Search (beta)
  • These things are sent to try us
    • Log out of your Google account
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • UKeiG and Umbrella 2007 - Practical Issues for Web 2.0 in a Library Environment, University of Hertfordshire
    • Untangling Your Web: effective website management, Manchester
    • Searching the Internet: Google and Beyond, London

 

July/August 2007 No. 80

  • Search Tools
    • Microsoft Tafiti
    • Crossengine becomes Intelways
    • Live Search Images adds face search
    • Yahoo suggests
    • Yahoo includes Flickr in image search
  • Internet Librarian International 2007
  • Information Resources
    • Chinese company information from BvD
    • xRefer becomes Credo Reference
    • AlacraSearch launched for industry sector searching
    • Exalead to provide access to scientific articles
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Untangling Your Web: effective website management, Manchester

October 2007, No 81

  • Search Tools
    • Live.com link commands are back
    • Search engine overlap and the perils of phrase searching
    • Google Reader now has Search
  • Facebook Profiles to be Googled
  • Internet Librarian International 2007 - Presentations
  • Information Resources
    • EdgarScan withdrawn
    • FT offers 30 free views a month
    • Telegraph Business Club ITU-T recommendations now free of charge
    • IET announces launch of Inspec Direct
    • Tighter controls on Wikipedia edits
    • Earthquake alerts
  • Searching Questions
    • Customising newspaper RSS feeds
  • Meetings and Workshops
    • Business Information: Key Web Resources, London

December 2007, No 82

  • Search Tools
    • AlltheWeb Livesearch disappears
    • Live link and linkdomain commands gone again
    • Zuula
    • FuzzFind Web Search
  • UKeiG Top Search Tips
  • Business Information Top Web Resources
  • Online Information 2007 Presentations
  • INSOURCE 2008
  • Information Resources
    • Chipwrapper search UK newspapers
    • Wikinvest
  • Gizmo of the Month
    • kwout

 


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