Karen Blakeman on February 28th, 2008

TripleMe.com is another tool that allows you to run a search across multiple search engines and display the results in separate columns on one page. It covers Live, Google and Yahoo, and there is a fourth column for Google ads. Phil Bradley mentioned on his blog that before he could his first results he had […]

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Karen Blakeman on February 27th, 2008

Color Pencils Reviewed is an excellent review of a technology that is little used these days: colour (or color for US spelling) pencils. You can tell I am getting bored stuck in my hotel room!

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Karen Blakeman on February 27th, 2008

Ask (http://news.ask.com/) has updated it news service to ‘Big News’. Search results look very much like Ask’s web search with an option to narrow by category and suggestions on other types of resources you might like to view such as images, profiles and encyclopedia entries. In addition you can filter the sources by region for […]

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Karen Blakeman on February 26th, 2008

I shall be giving a presentation for the Berks, Bucks and Oxon District of CILIP next week on the “The Reality of Web 2.0″.¬† The date and time is Tuesday 4th March 18.00 for 18.30 and the venue Great Expectations, 33 London Street, Reading, Berkshire¬† RG1 4PS www.streetmap.co.uk/newmap.srf?x=471801&y=173139&z=0&ar=Y. BBOD meetings are free and open to […]

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Karen Blakeman on February 18th, 2008

Deadline: Thursday, February 21st Venue: University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic, May 28th to 30th, 2008. http://www.inforum.cz/en/ The 14th INFORUM conference, organised by Albertina icome Praha and University of Economics, will be held in Prague, Czech Republic, from May 28-30, 2008. The three-day conference is focused on variety of aspects concerning the use of […]

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Karen Blakeman on February 11th, 2008

As mentioned earlier in my blog I was at INSOURCE 2008, 5th-6th February and twittering it. I would not normally Twitter a conference; my usual approach is to record nuggets of information and interesting sites in a Word document on my laptop. On this occasion, though, two colleagues who were not able to attend asked […]

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Karen Blakeman on February 6th, 2008

Twittering (or is it tweeting) the INSOURCE conference in Prague generally went well. It helped me concentrate on the presentations more, and I really got into the swing of it once I had become accustomed to the 140 character limitation on each tweet. The only problem I had was with some of the Czech presentations. […]

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Karen Blakeman on February 3rd, 2008

I shall be in Prague this week twittering from INSOURCE 2008. This is a new conference entitled ‘Conference on Professional Information Resources for business, Marketing, Management, Research. Several of my colleagues have asked for feedback on the event but rather than do a formal report I shall attempt to twitter it. The problem with events […]

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