Karen Blakeman on April 21st, 2008

The presentation that I gave at the Association of UK Media Librarians on 19th April 2009 is now available. You can find it on my own web site as a PowerPoint (8 MB), on Slideshare and authorSTREAM. As usual, it probably won’t make much sense if you were not at the presentation but at least […]

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Karen Blakeman on April 20th, 2008

Following Live.com’s announcement about its revamped news results, I waited with bated breath to see the new improved service in operation. Alas, nothing happened and after several days of monitoring and hearing from other bloggers how wonderful it is I was still getting the same boring old results. Then I twigged that it was probably […]

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Karen Blakeman on April 11th, 2008

Actually,  it is number 10 Downing Street rather than Gordon who is twittering, mainly via Twitterfeed – http://twitter.com/DowningStreet Dig around and you can find several mainstream information providers who are twittering,  although they are usually just sending their RSS feeds to Twitter via Twitterfeed rather than being actively involved in the community.  Run a Twitter […]

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Karen Blakeman on April 11th, 2008

Yes, it’s another Business Information workshop Top Tips. This one was a rerun of the UKeiG event held on 2nd April, 2008. The participant mix was half private, half public sector. At the end of the day they were asked to come with a list of top sites and search tips. Between them, those attending […]

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Karen Blakeman on April 5th, 2008

PharmaLive Search (http://www.pharmalivesearch.com/) is maintained by publisher PharmaLive and powered by Convera. It searches PharmaLive’s collection of publications, selected industry and therapeutic web sites, and relevant blogs. You can search Publisher Recommended Sites, PharmaLive.com, or the Web. Although the web search option is not limited to specially selected sites, they are ranked for relevance with […]

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Karen Blakeman on April 4th, 2008

Twenty-one enthusiastic researchers attended UKeiG’s Business Information workshop on April 2nd in London. They came from a wide range of sectors and types of organisation, and when asked to compile their Top 10 tips they came up with 15! Here they are, in no particular order of importance: 1. FITA Import Export Business and International […]

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