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CIL2007 Wednesday – 30 Search Tips in 45 Minutes

   April 19th, 2007 Brian Herzog

Another session I attended during the day were Mary Ellen Bates' "30 Search Tips in 45 Minutes," and she wasn't kidding. Mainly she pointed out relatively unknown or underused search tools, and some of the 30 were:

30 Search Tips in 45 Minutes, Academic web searches, answers.com, answers.yahoo.com, Ask.com's Maps, Ask.com's Smart Answers, askville, cil 2007, cil2007, Dogpile.com's CompareSearchEngines, Google Coop, Google Scholar, Google's OneBox, Kosmix.com, libraries, library, Live Academic, Mary Ellen Bates, MSN's Instant Answers, NationMaster.com, OneLook.com, public libraries, public library, Q&A websites, qna.live.com, Quick Answers, reverse dictionary, Rollyo.com, Search engine comparison, searchmash, Yahoo Mindset, Yahoo Search Builder



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