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Going Beyond Google And Wikipedia
Finding Quality Information In Databases, E-Libraries And In The Hidden Web.

Part 1: Desperately Seeking…Effective Search Tools? Start Here and Ye Shall Find

Christina Nord and John Royce

The sites
The sources
The slides (download a .pdf file - 1 slide to a page)
The handout (download a .pdf file - 6 slides to a page)

The sites

About.com
http://www.about.com/

Arabic search engine and smart keyboard
http://www.yamli.com/

Bing
http://www.bing.com/

Carrot2
http://search.carrot2.org/stable/search

Citeseer : Scientific Literature Digital Library and Search Engine
http://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/

DMOZ (Open Directory Project)
http://www.dmoz.org/

Dogpile
http://www.dogpile.com/

FindSounds : search the web for sounds
http://www.findsounds.com/

Google
http://www.google.com/

Google Directory
http://www.google.com/dirhp

Google Scholar
http://scholar.google.com/

Infomine
http://www.infomine.com/

Intute
http://www.intute.ac.uk/

IPL2 (Internet Public Library and Librarians' Internet Index combined)
http://www.ipl.org/

Ixquick
http://www.ixquick.com/

Medline
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

Metacrawler
http://metacrawler.com/

Mölndals Länkkatalog
http://bibliotek.molndal.se/webbkatalog/

PubMed
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

Refseek : Academic Search Engine
http://www.refseek.com/

Scirus
http://www.scirus.com/

Search Engine Directory
http://www.searchengineguide.com/searchengines.html

Tineye
http://www.tineye.com/

Yahoo
http://www.yahoo.com/

Yahoo Directory
http://dir.yahoo.com/

Yahoo-vs-Google : Lack of overlap: Yahoo vs Google
http://www.langreiter.com/exec/yahoo-vs-google.html

Yippy
http://www.yippy.com/

Sources

Camera tripod. Helpful Photography Items. Nd. Web. http://www.marshburnphotography.com/helpful_photography_items.html

Connaway, L.S. & Dickey, T. (2010). The digital information seeker: report of the findings from selected OCLC, RIN, and JISC user behaviour projects. OCLC Research. 2010. Web. http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/publications/reports/2010/ digitalinformationseekerreport.pdf

Cure for cancer prevent cancer with Amygdalin laetrile vitamin b17. nd. Web. http://www.1cure4cancer.com/

Donald Rumsfeld soundbite archive. BBC, 2008. Web. http://tinyurl.com/3ynqgnt

Dr. Hulda Clark's Cure for Cancer and AIDS - the clark zapper - BREAKING NEWS. 2006. Web. http://clark.pamrotella.com/

Googlebombs:
http://www.coxar.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/
http://albinoblacksheep.com/text/victories.html

Guardian. Rhodesias ring out Federation. Guardian, 1 January, 1964. Web. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/1964/jan/01/zimbabwe.fromthearchive

Guardian. The sure way to end the war. Guardian, 12 September, 1914. Web. http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/1914/sep/12/past.comment

Jamali, H. R. & Asadi, S. (2010). Google and the scholar: the role of Google in scientists’ information-seeking behaviour. Online Information Review 34 (2), pp. 282-294. doi: 10.1108/14684521011036990

Milking Stool. Harvest of History: Primary Sources.
http://www.harvestofhistory.org/primary_source_detail.html?ps_id=42

Moran, Mark. Young Learners Need Librarians, Not Just Google. Forbes.com 22 March 2010. Web. http://www.forbes.com/2010/03/22/moran-librarian-skills-intelligent-investing-google.html

Norton, Linda. Essay-Writing: What Really Counts? Higher Education, 20 (4), Dec. 1990, p. 423

Patrick, Meriel. Fostering effective and appropriate use of online resources: (Or: how do we stop students copying their essays from Wikipedia?). Discourse 8 (1), September 2010, 99-111. Web. http://www.prs.heacademy.ac.uk/pdf.html/PrsDiscourseArticles/40

Rowlands, Ian (2008). information behaviour of the researcher of the future: a Ciber briefng paper. London: University College London, Downloadable at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/infostudies/research/ciber/ downloads/ggexecutive.pdf

Rumsfeldisms. About.com. nd. Web. http://politicalhumor.about.com/cs/quotethis/a/rumsfeldquotes.htm

Sherman, Chris and Gary Price. The invisible web: uncovering information sources search engines can’t see. Medford NJ: CyberAge Books, 2001.

Snopes.com : Rumor has it.
http://www.snopes.com/rumors/photos/tourist.asp
http://www.snopes.com/photos/politics/bushbook.asp

Unshelved.com
http://www.unshelved.com/

Valenza, Joyce. “What’s not on the web.” Learning and Leading with Technology, Sept. 2001, 7-9, 48.

Wandering Academic. “Question: In the Age of Google, Do Students Need Facts?” 2010. Web. http://wanderingacademic.com/question-of-the-week/question-facts/

 

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