Insider tips for maximizing your investigative power with Google

By Danielle Kirsh There are many Google tricks and methods that can make research much easier. Daniel Russell studies the way people search using Google. He offered a few tips for people who want to get the most out of their Google searches.   Search by image Search by image is a tool that allows…

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Learn how to use genealogy records with IRE’s new webinar

Paul Parker of the Providence Journal walks through how to use online genealogy records and ancestry databases to profile subjects and verify stories in this 20-minute webinar. Learn how to use popular genealogy websites like Ancestry.com as well as lesser-known sites such as cyndislist.com. So how do you use this stuff? Parker explains how he…

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Coming soon: Learn how to use online genealogy records in your reporting

Photo from “A letter from England,” courtesy of the Providence Journal If you’ve ever struggled to find relatives of a person you’re profiling or verify a source’s story, we’re putting together a webinar that’s sure to help. Paul Parker of the Providence Journal will explain how to use genealogy records as a reporting tool. Using popular…

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New webinar: Search strategies, sites and databases for investigative reporting

Watch now: Search strategies, sites and databases for investigative reporting Google’s not the only search game in town. Learn about search sites that provide different pools of information and unique features. Discover resources to help with people finding, fact-checking and social search in the surface and the deep Web.  Barbara Gray, Distinguished Lecturer & Interim…

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