Information Update Feb 2008

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  • 1. New Tips and Tricks Feb 2008 Inbar Yasur www.hipusit.info
  • 2.
    • What I will cover:
      • Dating on the Web
      • Advertisement Search
      • Password Management Solutions
      • Screen Capture
      • Finding Presentations
      • How to Find an Expert
      • Search Engine News
  • 3. Dating on the Web
  • 4.
    • Date-range Search
    • Date searching on the Web, while not always reliable, can be useful in certain situations.
    • 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.
    • On Google's advanced search page, there is a pull-down menu for limiting the search to: "Web pages first seen in the.
    • Other search engines support more limited forms of date searching.
  • 5.
    • Date-range Search
    • What is the “date” of a webpage?
      • Is it the copyright date on the page?
      • Is it the date that a search engine spider indexed the page?
      • Is it the date that the file was originally created?
      • Is it the time stamp that the server assigned to the page?
  • 6.
    • Searching by Date-range
    • Works only because the date is an integral part of the content
      • blog posts
      • News stories
      • Discussion forum entries
      • Article Searches through Google Scholar
  • 7.
    • Date-range Search
    • What do we use this for?
      • Updated information
      • Infringement Searches
      • Finding information from specific date / Period
  • 8.
    • Using the URL in Google’s result page
      • Change &as_qdr=
        • d(number) – past number of days
        • w(number) – past number of weeks
        • m(number) – past number of months
        • y(number) – past number of years
      • http://www.google.com/search?as_q=israel&hl=en&num=10&btnG=Google+Search&as_epq=&as_oq=&as_eq=&lr=&cr=&as_ft=i&as_filetype =&as_qdr=m2 &as_nlo=&as_nhi=&as_occt=any&as_dt=i&as_sitesearch=&as_rights=&safe=images
  • 9.
    • How to search for WebPages spidered 4 years ago and eliminate newer pages?
      • D ate limit feature:
        • Convert dates into Julian format (continuous count of days since
        • Jan 14713 B.C
        • http:// aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/JulianDate.php
        • Add the dates, separated by a dash to the date range:
        • daterange:startdate-enddate
        • Jan 1, 2004 to April 15, 2005 converted to Julian format: 2453005-2453475
  • 10.
    • More Google URL Tricks
      • Image searching
        • Add &imgtype=face – to limit to faces
        • Add &imgtype=news – for news photos
      • http:// images.google.com/images?um =1&hl= en&lr =& as_qdr = all&q = israel
      • http://images.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&lr=&as_qdr=all&q=israel &imgtype=face
      • http://images.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&lr=&as_qdr=all&q=israel &imgtype=news
  • 11.
    • External Tool
    • GooFresh
    • Goofresh is a way to search for sites added today, yesterday, within the last seven days, or last 30 days.
      • updated information
  • 12. Advertisement search
  • 13.
    • In the Past -
      • Warc
      • Xtreme
  • 14.
    • Now -
      • Get creative ideas from others
      • See how your competitors promote themselves
  • 15. Password Management Solutions
  • 16.
    • Classic and New Tools in Commercial Databases
      • PageOnce
      • Favobox
      • RoboForm
  • 17. Screen Capture
  • 18.
    • Snag IT
    • http://www.techsmith.com/screen-capture.asp
      • Capture anything on your screen - from an area to a
      • scrolling web page.
      • Edit your screen capture using the built-in image editor
      • Share , save, and print your screen capture in the format
  • 19. Finding Presentations
  • 20.
    • How to Find Presentations?
      • Using Advanced search option
  • 21.
    • How to Find Presentations?
      • SlideShare SlideShare is a free large community for sharing
      • presentations on the web
  • 22. How to find an expert
  • 23.  
  • 24.
    • Tools For Finding Experts
      • Authoratory
      • A unique database of contact information, professional interests, social
      • connections and funding of 697,858 leading scientists
      • BioMedExperts
      • Your Scientific Match Point
      • EXPERT LINK
      • Official publisher of the Yearbook of Experts print-based directory
      • Expert pages
      • Link attorneys, law firms and legal professionals to thousands of leading experts
  • 25.
    • Tools For Finding Experts
      • World Bank - Guide to Experts
      • Expert.com
      • Researcherid
      • Researcher ID is a global, multi-disciplinary scholarly research community
      • Faculty Experts Directories
      • Ask a librarian an online reference service from the library of Congress
  • 26.
    • Tools For Finding Experts
      • Google Scholar
  • 27.
    • Tools For Finding Experts
      • PatBase - Inventor Analysis
  • 28.
    • Tools For Finding Experts
      • engineering village
  • 29. Search Engine News
  • 30.
    • Google News
      • News archive search
      • content is included in News archive search
      • 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).
  • 31.
    • Scholar Search – new…
      • Scitopia.org 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
  • 32.
    • Google International Government Search
      • Search for non US Government information
      • gov.*
  • 33.
    • Bibliography
    • Five Steps to Effective Keyword Research
    • http://www.searchengineguide.com/barone/009492.html
    • Dating on the Web Mary Ellen Bates. Online. Jan/Feb 2008 Vol. 32 ISS; 1 pg 64
    • SLA Factiva Demo (PPT)
    • Finding Experts By Using the Internet http:// WhitePapers.VirtualPrivateLibrary.net /Finding Experts.pdf
  • 34. Thank you!