Karen Blakeman on November 26th, 2012

Graphwords ( is another thesaurus visualisation tool that uses Wordnet ( Type in a word and it generates a map of associated nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs. To view the meaning of a group of words move your cursor over the node and to explore a word and its related terms in more detail simply […]

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Karen Blakeman on October 23rd, 2012

Visuwords ( is an online graphical dictionary based on Princeton University’s WordNet ( Type in a word and it displays definitions, related terms, synonyms and antonyms as a diagram. The colours show whether the words are nouns, verbs, adjectives or adverbs and the format of the lines joining them represent the type of link between words. […]

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Karen Blakeman on October 29th, 2011

The presentations I gave at International Librarian International this week in London are now available on my Advanced Search page at They are also available on authorSTREAM and Slideshare. Searching without Google Presentation given as part of the main conference on Friday, 28th October 2011 It is also available on Slideshare at Web Search Academy […]

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Karen Blakeman on January 25th, 2011

LinkedIn has added a new feature called InMap that enables you to visualise your LinkedIn connections, how they are connected and to identify gaps in your network. Go to,  log in with your LinkedIn user name and password and it should then create a map showing the connections between the people in your LinkedIn […]

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