Information Update Feb 2008


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Information Update Feb 2008

  1. 1. New Tips and Tricks Feb 2008 Inbar Yasur
  2. 2. <ul><li>What I will cover: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dating on the Web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advertisement Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Password Management Solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Screen Capture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding Presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to Find an Expert </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search Engine News </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Dating on the Web
  4. 4. <ul><li>Date-range Search </li></ul><ul><li>Date searching on the Web, while not always reliable, can be useful in certain situations. </li></ul><ul><li>Conducting a date-range search with a Web search engine has never been straightforward. In fact, one of the biggest challenges has been identifying the true date of a Webpage. </li></ul><ul><li>On Google's advanced search page, there is a pull-down menu for limiting the search to: &quot;Web pages first seen in the. </li></ul><ul><li>Other search engines support more limited forms of date searching. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Date-range Search </li></ul><ul><li>What is the “date” of a webpage? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is it the copyright date on the page? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is it the date that a search engine spider indexed the page? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is it the date that the file was originally created? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is it the time stamp that the server assigned to the page? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Searching by Date-range </li></ul><ul><li>Works only because the date is an integral part of the content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>blog posts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News stories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion forum entries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Article Searches through Google Scholar </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Date-range Search </li></ul><ul><li>What do we use this for? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Updated information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infringement Searches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding information from specific date / Period </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Using the URL in Google’s result page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Change &as_qdr= </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>d(number) – past number of days </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>w(number) – past number of weeks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>m(number) – past number of months </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>y(number) – past number of years </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> =&as_qdr=m2 &as_nlo=&as_nhi=&as_occt=any&as_dt=i&as_sitesearch=&as_rights=&safe=images </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>How to search for WebPages spidered 4 years ago and eliminate newer pages? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>D ate limit feature: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Convert dates into Julian format (continuous count of days since </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jan 14713 B.C </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> http:// </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Add the dates, separated by a dash to the date range: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>daterange:startdate-enddate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jan 1, 2004 to April 15, 2005 converted to Julian format: 2453005-2453475 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>More Google URL Tricks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Image searching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Add &imgtype=face – to limit to faces </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Add &imgtype=news – for news photos </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// =1&hl= en&lr =& as_qdr = all&q = israel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> &imgtype=face </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> &imgtype=news </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>External Tool </li></ul><ul><li>GooFresh </li></ul><ul><li>Goofresh is a way to search for sites added today, yesterday, within the last seven days, or last 30 days. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>updated information </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Advertisement search
  13. 13. <ul><li>In the Past - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Warc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Xtreme </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Now - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get creative ideas from others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See how your competitors promote themselves </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Password Management Solutions
  16. 16. <ul><li>Classic and New Tools in Commercial Databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PageOnce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Favobox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RoboForm </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Screen Capture
  18. 18. <ul><li>Snag IT </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capture anything on your screen - from an area to a </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>scrolling web page. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edit your screen capture using the built-in image editor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share , save, and print your screen capture in the format </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Finding Presentations
  20. 20. <ul><li>How to Find Presentations? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Advanced search option </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>How to Find Presentations? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SlideShare SlideShare is a free large community for sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>presentations on the web </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. How to find an expert
  23. 24. <ul><li>Tools For Finding Experts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Authoratory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A unique database of contact information, professional interests, social </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>connections and funding of 697,858 leading scientists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BioMedExperts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your Scientific Match Point </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EXPERT LINK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Official publisher of the Yearbook of Experts print-based directory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expert pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link attorneys, law firms and legal professionals to thousands of leading experts </li></ul></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><li>Tools For Finding Experts </li></ul><ul><ul><li> World Bank - Guide to Experts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Researcherid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Researcher ID is a global, multi-disciplinary scholarly research community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Faculty Experts Directories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask a librarian an online reference service from the library of Congress </li></ul></ul>
  25. 26. <ul><li>Tools For Finding Experts </li></ul><ul><ul><li> Google Scholar </li></ul></ul>
  26. 27. <ul><li>Tools For Finding Experts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PatBase - Inventor Analysis </li></ul></ul>
  27. 28. <ul><li>Tools For Finding Experts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>engineering village </li></ul></ul>
  28. 29. Search Engine News
  29. 30. <ul><li>Google News </li></ul><ul><ul><li> News archive search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>content is included in News archive search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search results include both content that accessible to all users (such as BBC News, Time Magazine and Guardian) and content that requires a fee (such as Washington Post Archives, Newspaper Archive, and New York Times Archives). </li></ul></ul>
  30. 31. <ul><li>Scholar Search – new… </li></ul><ul><ul><li> This new search portal searches content from 15 science and technology societies and includes bibliographic records from the societies' electronic publications; patents from the U.S., Europe, and Japan; and U.S. Department of Energy technical reports </li></ul></ul>
  31. 32. <ul><li>Google International Government Search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for non US Government information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>gov.* </li></ul></ul>
  32. 33. <ul><li>Bibliography </li></ul><ul><li>Five Steps to Effective Keyword Research </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Dating on the Web Mary Ellen Bates. Online. Jan/Feb 2008 Vol. 32 ISS; 1 pg 64 </li></ul><ul><li>SLA Factiva Demo (PPT) </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Experts By Using the Internet http:// /Finding Experts.pdf </li></ul>
  33. 34. Thank you!