Alternative search

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Alternative search

  1. 1. Alternative search serenacarpenter.com @drcarp
  2. 2. Social media search engines• Technorati, Google blog search, Alltop, Twitter search, Twitter discover, Storify, boardreader, G+ group/as, listorious, YouTube trends or charts, Socialmention, Facebook fanpages, check blogrolls, Pinalerts
  3. 3. Twitter’s Advanced Search & Topsy• https://twitter.com/#!/search-advanced – Search people Tweeting from location-based accounts – Type in keywords to identify sources and ideas – See how people are interacting with a Twitter user• http://m.topsy.com/ – Top tweets (100-5000) (Set preferences) – Type in any keyword to see how people are tweeting about it• Tweetscan, Local Tweeps (zip)
  4. 4. Social bookmarking sites• Delicious, scoop.it, reddit, Rambhai, Segnalo
  5. 5. Greplin
  6. 6. Helioid
  7. 7. DuckDuckGo
  8. 8. Spokeo
  9. 9. Qwikijournalists and other communicators, it isextremely helpful in the following situations:EventsBreaking NewsShared Experiences
  10. 10. Storify• Search and create stories from the public’s Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, Google, RSS feeds, Links and Storify accounts – Events – Breaking News – Shared Experiences
  11. 11. Storify
  12. 12. Storify– Login– Profile– Search– Drag content– Add Text– Add Photos– Publish your Storify– Embed It in a blog post– Share it on social media channels
  13. 13. Primary Research• E-Resources – http://er.lib.msu.edu/indexabstract.cfm – Google Scholar• Topic search engines – http://www.lib.msu.edu/resources/articles.jsp – PsychINFO, MEDLINE, Comm & Mass Media Complete• Research journal title – http://www.lib.msu.edu/• Data and statistics – http://er.lib.msu.edu/numdata.cfm
  14. 14. Blekko

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