Knowledge Handler

Information Sources & Information Sifting Techniques

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Librarian at Indiana Wesleyan University's Cleveland Education Center.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Creating A Personal Database

Dr. Alexander Halavais reocunts his experience with "digitizing the personal library" in an article by that name authored by Jennifer Howard for the Chronicle of Higher Education. She notes that Dr. Halavais posted additional thoughts digitization on his blog, A Thaumaturgical Compendium, and it is interesting to read what others think of his work.

-D.D.

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Monday, September 13, 2010

Coping With Google Instant Search

I find that the new Google Instant Search speeds up simple queries and provides an idea of the most popular searches starting with a particular letter combination. However, instant search eliminates my phrase searches by eliminating the quotes if I try to edit my search, so I have turned-off instant search.

-D.D.