Karen Blakeman on October 29th, 2005

At the end of every advanced search workshop that we run, the delegates vote on their 10 top search tips. The latest course was run for UKeiG (UK eInformation Group) on Friday, October 28th and was held at CILIP in London. A summary of the tips is given below but a more detailed explanation will […]

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Karen Blakeman on October 17th, 2005

Business Week have released their 2005 league table of top 100 global brands. The table ranks 100 global brands that have a value greater than $1 billion. The brands are selected according to two criteria: they have to be global in nature, deriving 20% or more of sales from outside their home country, and there […]

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Karen Blakeman on October 10th, 2005

Email must die! That was the battle cry that rang out this morning at Internet Librarian International in London, with Brian Kelly leading the attack. Quote as posted on the ILI wiki by rakerman: “Poor metadata – bad subject lines, subject lines not changed…” “Viruses, spam, flame wars…” “Email is where knowledge goes to die” […]

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Karen Blakeman on October 7th, 2005

At the end of each of our Business Information on the Internet workshops we ask the delegates to compile a “Top 10 Business Sites” list. The list from the course held on 6th October is now at http://www.rba.co.uk/sources/top10/index.htm. Yet again we failed to to narrow it down to just 10 sites so we actually have […]

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