Karen Blakeman on January 22nd, 2006

I was alerted to this site by my friend and colleague Dot Walker. It claims to give “information for door-to-door travel for both public transport and car journeys around Britain. Our aim is to provide you with comprehensive, easy-to-use travel information to help you plan your journeys effectively and efficiently.” They work with both public […]

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Karen Blakeman on January 13th, 2006

I spotted this list via Peter Scott’s RSS Compendium Blog. As the title says, this is a list of RSS feeds provided by the major UK national newspapers: The Guardian, Times Online, Independent, FT, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Mirror.co.uk. and the Scotsman. The BBC feeds are also included.

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Karen Blakeman on January 13th, 2006

Dohop is a relatively new search engine from Icelandic company Dohop Ltd. At launch, it concentrated on low cost airlines but now includes “standard” airlines and fares, and suggests flight combinations where needed. It does not sell flights or take bookings but the search results include links to airlines and travel agent websites where you […]

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Karen Blakeman on January 11th, 2006

It is obviously the time of year when calls for conference papers are issued. First the ILI call dropped into my inbox and then the invitation from Inforum. The 12th Inforum conference will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, May 23-25 2006. The three-day conference focuses on a variety of issues concerning the use of […]

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Karen Blakeman on January 11th, 2006

Information Today invites proposals for presentations at Internet Librarian International 2006, to be held at the Copthorne Tara Hotel in London, UK, 16-17 October 2006. The emphasis is on the practical rather than theoretical, and on case studies and proposals about initiatives in your library, not product pitches or overviews. If you would like to […]

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Karen Blakeman on January 3rd, 2006

I do not normally recommend blogs or web sites whose authors and affiliations remain a mystery but there are many reasons why the person behind this might want to remain anonymous. I came across this blog while searching for background information to the current debate on the so called “energy crisis”, and the recent contretemps […]

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Karen Blakeman on January 2nd, 2006

Googlebar has been updated to make it compatible with Firefox 1.5. It was possible to fool Firefox into allowing the earlier Googlebar extension to be installed by using the Nightly Tester Tools but one could not guarantee that all the buttons would work. Note that this is not the Toolbar provided by Google but a […]

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