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  1. 1. Information Update<br />Alternative Search Engines<br />May 2011<br />Inbar Yasur <br /><br />
  2. 2. 2<br />What I will cover:<br /><ul><li>Specialized search engines
  3. 3. People search
  4. 4. Social media search
  5. 5. File type search engines
  6. 6. RSS search engines
  7. 7. Other search engines
  8. 8. Search Internet archives
  9. 9. A look at history</li></ul> <br />
  10. 10. 3<br />Introduction<br /> <br /><ul><li> Search engines find their niche and work to be the best Search engine in that niche they</li></ul> can be. <br /><ul><li> Look around and you will see smaller Search Engines gathering information that just may </li></ul> be more valuable to you because it is more focused on what you are looking for. <br /><ul><li> Google alternatives can help your business find more answers.
  11. 11. Using Google alternatives along with Google will help you race to the front of the pack.</li></li></ul><li>4<br />Specialized search engines<br />
  12. 12. 5<br />Trademark Search – Why?<br /> <br /><ul><li> Find who is the company behind a product
  13. 13. Find patents
  14. 14. Check whether a potential word is free for you to use as a trademark
  15. 15. Check infringements of your registered trademarks</li></ul>.<br />Trademark Search<br />
  16. 16. 6<br />Find who is the company behind a product<br /> <br />.<br />Trademark Search<br />
  17. 17. 7<br />Markify – Trademark Search “fast, easy and free”<br /><br /> <br />Markify is a free name-screening tool. It identifies other registered trademarks that are similar in sound or spelling to your chosen name.<br />Search in two of the world's largest trademark databases:<br /><ul><li> US (USPTO database)
  18. 18. Europe (CTM database). </li></ul>Also sends Watch name email Alert<br />.<br />Trademark Search<br />
  19. 19. 8<br />Trademarkia<br /><br /> <br />Trademark Search<br />
  20. 20. 9<br />The Israeli Trademark Database<br /><br /> <br />Search By<br /><ul><li> Owners
  21. 21. Search By Figurative Elements
  22. 22. Class of Goods </li></ul>.<br />Trademark Search<br />
  23. 23. 10<br />Moat: Search Engine for Advertisements <br /><br /><ul><li>Search engine for ads.
  24. 24. Lets you search current online ads for any brand.
  25. 25. Get information like ad size and the website it last ran on.
  26. 26. Share any ad through a permanent URL.
  27. 27. No registration required.</li></ul>Advertisements<br />
  28. 28. 11<br />UK TV avadverts<br /><br /><ul><li>Search by Subject / Company name.
  29. 29. Detailed information:
  30. 30. Company name
  31. 31. Advert
  32. 32. Artist
  33. 33. Music
  34. 34. Link to YouTube</li></ul>Advertisements<br />
  35. 35. 12<br />Advertisements search resources<br /><ul><li> Ad*Access:."An image database of over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Covering five categories - Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II 
  36. 36. Ad council : America Public Service advertisement Since 1942 – Dealing with critical social issues
  37. 37. Vintage Ad Browser. "This site aims to collect vintage ads from a variety of sources, including comic books, CD-Roms, websites, book, magazine & comic book scans, and more. </li></ul>Advertisements<br />
  38. 38. 13<br />Advertisements search resources<br /><ul><li> Advertising Archives Limited. "The largest collection of its kind in the world, and a unique reference source of every product that has been advertised in the last 150 years!“ The ad items included are: Press Ads, Magazine Covers, Movie Posters, Comics, and cigarette cards.
  39. 39. Gaslight Advertising Archives. A fee-based service advertisements as far back as 1880's. </li></ul>Advertisements<br />
  40. 40. 14<br />Search Advertisements through YouTube <br /><br />Advertisements<br />
  41. 41. 15<br />People Search <br />
  42. 42. 16<br />Peepmail - Find People’s Business Email Addresses Online<br /><br />Peepmail is a free to use web service that looks for someone’s company email address. All you have to do is type in the name of the person and their company or the company’s website URL. The site then searches the company’s domain name and looks for your required address. <br />While the tool does not work with all domain names, it is still worth a try before launching a manual email searching mission.<br /> <br />People Search<br />
  43. 43. 17<br />Peepmail - Find People’s Business Email Addresses Online<br /><br /> <br />People Search<br />
  44. 44. 18<br />Folowen: Quick Social Profile Search<br /><br />Folowen is a social profile search engine that aggregates the social media profiles of a person from 20 different social sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter… etc and presents the results on one single page. You can easily click through the links and follow the person.<br /> <br />People Search<br />
  45. 45. 19<br />Folowen: Quick Social Profile Search<br /><br /> <br />People Search<br />
  46. 46. 20<br />Identify – Firefox extension<br /><br />Identify is a Firefox extension that makes it easy to view information about anyone online. It aggregates person’s profile information from various social networks and media sites and puts it all in one window.<br /> <br />People Search<br />
  47. 47. 21<br />Waatp: People Search Engine<br /><br /> <br />A real time search engine to find people using their first and last name. <br />People Search<br />
  48. 48. 22<br />Waatp: People Search Engine<br /><br /> <br />Example: Nina Garfinkle<br />People Search<br />
  49. 49. 23<br />D&B Israel -Directors in Israel<br /><br /> <br />People Search<br />
  50. 50. 24<br />D&B Israel -Directors in Israel<br /><br /> <br />People Search<br />
  51. 51. 25<br />Social Media Search<br />
  52. 52. 26<br />Socialmention<br /><br /> <br />Social Mention is a social media search and analysis platform that aggregates user generated content from across the universe into a single stream of information.<br />. <br />Social media search<br />
  53. 53. 27<br />Socialmention<br /><br /> <br /><ul><li> Allows you to easily track and measure what people are saying about you, your </li></ul> company, a new product, or any topic across the web's social media landscape in real-time.<br /><ul><li> Monitors 100+ social media properties directly including: Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed, </li></ul> YouTube, Digg, Google etc.<br /><ul><li> Currently provides a point-in-time social media search and analysis service, daily social</li></ul>media alerts, and API.<br />. <br />Social media search<br />
  54. 54. 28<br />File type search engines<br />
  55. 55. 29<br />Findthatfile<br /><br /> <br /><ul><li> Comprehensive online file search engine
  56. 56. Search for file on the web, on Usenet, FTP, eMule etc
  57. 57. Search for file types like audio, video, bit torrent, documents and more
  58. 58. Data sourced from over 167 file upload services.</li></ul>File type search engines<br />
  59. 59. 30<br />SlideFinder<br /><br /> <br /><ul><li> Search for slides
  60. 60. Simple keyword search
  61. 61. Advanced search that allows to search by both presentation detail or by slide
  62. 62. Download presentations from their source
  63. 63. Save previous searches</li></ul> <br />File type search engines<br />
  64. 64. 31<br />SlideShare<br /><br /> <br />SlideShare is the best way to share presentations, documents and professional videos<br />File type search engines<br />
  65. 65. 32<br />RSS Search Engine<br />
  66. 66. 33<br /><br /><br /> <br />RSS search engine: <br />a fully-functional web site that makes subscription to feeds extremely easy <br />and quick.<br />RSS search engines<br />
  67. 67. 34<br /><br /><br /> <br />There is an option of “Show Feed”, clicking which, will show the feeds on that topic by the web site. <br />RSS search engines<br />
  68. 68. 35<br />Ofelio<br /><br /> <br />Ofelio is a search engine that searches for topics across all kinds of RSS feeds. That means that unlike other search engines which crawl a webpage to find potential content, Ofelio will go through the RSS feed of that page to track topics.<br />RSS search engines<br />
  69. 69. 36<br />Full Text Articles <br />
  70. 70. 37<br />Full Text Articles<br />
  71. 71. 38<br />Google One Pass<br /><br />Google One Pass is a payment system that enables publishers to set the terms for access to their digital content.<br />
  72. 72. 39<br />Other alternative search engines<br />
  73. 73. 40<br />Microsoft Academic Search<br /><br /> <br />Microsoft Research is dedicated to conducting both basic and applied research, in chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics and physics<br />It has advanced search options that actually work, it can list citations and has a wonderful Visual Explorer.<br />Other search engines<br />
  74. 74. 41<br />Microsoft Academic Search<br /><br /> <br />.<br />Other search engines<br />
  75. 75. 42<br />Microsoft Academic Search<br /><br /> <br />.<br />Other search engines<br />
  76. 76. 43<br />Microsoft Academic Search<br /><br /> <br />.<br />Other search engines<br />
  77. 77. 44<br />Microsoft Academic Search<br /><br /> <br />.<br />Other search engines<br />
  78. 78. 45<br />ERIC<br /> <br /> ERIC - the Education Resources Information Center - is an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. <br />New! Create Customized RSS Feeds With ERIC Database<br />Other search engines<br />
  79. 79. 46<br />LISEvents: A Database of Library Conferences and Events<br /><br /><ul><li> Search or Browse Events By:
  80. 80. Country, State, Date
  81. 81. Locate Online Only Events
  82. 82. For Conference Planners: Find A Speaker
  83. 83. By Location
  84. 84. Speaker Expertise
  85. 85. Speaker Profiles Recently Added to the Database
  86. 86. For Speakers:
  87. 87. Register As a Conference Speaker
  88. 88. For Conference Organizers
  89. 89. Add Your Event to the Database</li></ul>Other search engines<br />
  90. 90. 47<br />Search archives <br />
  91. 91. 48<br />Internet Archive – New Interface<br /><br /> <br />Offers more than 150 billion archived web pages with some material dating back to 1996.<br />Search Internet archives<br />
  92. 92. 49<br />Internet Archive – New Interface<br /><br /> <br />Search Internet archives<br />
  93. 93. 50<br />Internet Archive<br /><br /> <br />Search Internet archives<br />
  94. 94. 51<br />Internet Archive<br /><br /> <br /><br />Search Internet archives<br />
  95. 95. 52<br />Archive-It<br /><br /> <br />Archive-It, a subscription service from the Internet Archive, allows institutions to harvest and preserve collections of digital content and create Digital Archives. Through a user-friendly web interface, Archive-It partners can catalog, manage, and browse their archived collections. Collections are hosted at the Internet Archive data center and are accessible to the public with full-text search<br />Search Internet archives<br />
  96. 96. 53<br />Archive-It<br /><br /> <br />Search Internet archives<br />
  97. 97. 54<br />Archive-It Case Study<br /><br /> <br />Montana State Library Adopts the Internet Archive As Its Institutional Repository<br />Search Internet archives<br />
  98. 98. 55<br />Archive-It Case Study<br /><br /> <br />Montana State Library Adopts the Internet Archive As Its Institutional Repository<br />Search Internet archives<br />
  99. 99. 56<br />Blog Forever<br /><br /><ul><li> The EU project BlogForever aims to provide preservation technology in order to enable institutions</li></ul>and citizens to preserve content for future generations.<br /><ul><li> BlogForever is a collaborative EU funded project which is going to develop robust digital preservation,</li></ul> management and dissemination facilities for blogs. <br /><ul><li> BlogForever will create a software platform capable of aggregating, preserving, managing and </li></ul> disseminating blogs.<br /><ul><li> Any user or organization will be able to use the BlogForever software & guidelines to create a digital repository containing their own selection of blogs.</li></ul> <br />Search Internet archives<br />
  100. 100. 57<br />
  101. 101. 58<br />A look at history<br />
  102. 102. 59<br />Travel Back in Time<br /><br />Travel back in time and around the world with The Travel Film Archive. The Travel Film Archive is a collection of travelogues and educational and industrial films that show the world the way it was between 1900 and 1970.<br /> <br />A look at history<br />
  103. 103. 60<br />CriticalPast: Watch Historic Video Clips Online<br /><br />CriticalPast is an interesting site that has a collection of more than 57,000 historic video clips and 7 million photos that are royalty-free, available to watch for free online and can be downloaded at an affordable price. You’ll find video clips of the first steam engine, World War II, the Vietnam War and many more.<br />.<br /> <br />A look at history<br />
  104. 104. 61<br />What was there<br /><br /><ul><li> User friendly web service.
  105. 105. Helps see how places looked like in the past.
  106. 106. Lets you browse places via a map.
  107. 107. Lets people upload old photographs of sites in a city.
  108. 108. Covers numerous cities.</li></ul> <br />A look at history<br />
  109. 109. 62<br />Historypin<br /><br /> <br />A look at history<br />
  110. 110. 63<br />What was there<br /> <br />A look at history<br />
  111. 111. Thank you!<br />