Getting out of the bubble: Beyond traditional search engines
- Event: 2012 IRE Conference
- Speakers: TBA
- Date/Time: Friday, June 15 at noon
- Location: Suffolk
- Audio file: No audio file available.
Google’s not the only search game in town. Learn about search sites that provide different pools of information and unique search features. Hear about resources to help with both targeted and serendipitous searching in the surface and the deep Web. Veteran researchers Margot Williams and Nora Paul will share tips about finding and evaluating new search tools.
Information Mining and Social Media Links for Finding People
Williams provides over 50 websites for information mining -- a great place to start for story ideas.
Questions to consider when selecting search engines
Paul offers a great guide for using search engines and tips on how to utilize them to their fullest potential. She reminds us to keep in mind, not all search engines are created equally, know which ones to use for certain searches.