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PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tags search & tagging

December 2006

Phil Bradley: Finding what you need with the best search engines

by 29 others
based on the question: What do you need to find and what do you already know?

November 2006

SEOmoz's Web 2.0 Awards

March 06; useful discursive comparison by judges of top contenders in each of many categories, which rhetorically can be used to teach students how to write about the Internet; sizeable honorable mention lists

ShopWiki

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"ShopWiki actively crawls more than 180,000 online stores to ensure you’ll find the products you want at the best prices." For a class looking at web2.0 apps, it's the kind of thing students would enjoy playing with.

Choose the Best Search for Your Information Need

by 9 others
how to refine a topic and its searches; updated for web 2.0 and specialty searching; good for anyone starting to do Internet research on a topic and will take you to some previously unused search tools

TeacherSource | learning.now . Tag - You're Delicious! | PBS

may 06 discussion of how delicious works; useful overview and collection of comments. PBS teachersouce is also worth visiting from time to time

Research Beyond Google: 119 Authoritative, Invisible, and Comprehensive Resources | OEDb

by 7 others
The invisible web, or deep web, is estimated to be 500 times bigger than the searchable web and comprises databases and results of specialty search engines that the popular search engines can't index.

LibraryThing | Catalog your books online

by 57 others
You sign up, enter the name of a book, then find out what other folks who liked that book also liked; a tag cloud for the book leads to other books on this topic. Quite addictive, and I just used it to look at the info. around one book.

June 2006

May 2006