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Internet Research Presentations and Teaching Webs

 60 Sites in 60 Minutes (2006)

Presented 14 June 2006 at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) annual meeting, "60 Sites in 60 Minutes" was a part-serious, part-fun program that spotlighted a mix of useful and dubious Web sites.

 BRB's Public Record Research System (2007)

This 8 minute screencast illustrates how to use the Public Record Research System, an important tool for public records researchers. It is the first video in our new Research Training Series.

 Criminal and Investigative Research (2004)

Accessible by password. Available only to attendees of the SLA Legal Division workshop, "Criminal and Investigative Research: Satisfying Due Diligence" (ticket #180 at the SLA Annual Conference, 5 June 2004).

 Criminal and Investigative Research (2005)

Accessible by password. Available only to attendees of the SLA Legal Division workshop, "Criminal and Investigative Research: Satisfying Due Diligence" (ticket #180 at the SLA Annual Conference, 4 June 2005).

 Evaluating the Quality of Information on the Internet (2001-2006)

This teaching Web provides information and instructional materials for teachers and presenters. It defines quality in information, documents incidents of questionable, false or fraudulent information, provides examples of Web sites that illustrate good or bad information, and suggests strategies for detecting bad information.

 Finding News Faster (2005)

Presented 5 December 2005 meeting of Princeton-Trenton Chapter of Special Libraries Association, "Finding News Faster" informs about using XML-based feeds in research and to stay current with new information.

 The Good, the Dead and the Dying (Dead and Emerging Technologies, 2005)

Presented at the March 2005 Computers in Libraries evening program on dead and emerging technologies, "The Good, the Dead and the Dying" presents Tyburski's opinion about dying, as well as emerging, information technologies.

 How To Search the SEC's EDGAR Database (2007)

This 10 minute screencast shows you how to use the basic and advanced search features in the Securities and Exchange Commission's EDGAR database.

 Public Records Research (2006-present)

Accessible by password. Available only to past or present attendees of this Web Search University workshop.

 Teaching Internet Research Skills (2002)

Created as a full-day hands-on workshop for librarians and other Internet trainers, Teaching Internet Research Skills examines strategies for finding accurate information online.

 Tips for Keeping Up (2005)

Presented at the October 2005 Internet Librarian conference, "Tips for Keeping Up" suggests ways librarians can keep up with new information without going crazy.

 Tools for Investigative Research (2004)

Covers 45 source and search tips for investigative (company and people) research. Presented at the Delaware Information Technology Conference and the June 2004 annual conference of the Special Library Association (SLA). (The SLA program title was Web Tools 2004.)

 Topical Research: Focus on Real Property (2004)

Created as a telephone seminar for the Legal Assistants Division of the North Carolina Bar Association, this presentation is now available to the public. It covers topical research techniques using basic legal questions about real property as examples.

 Tracking and Delivering Current Information (2003-2006)

Accessible by password. Available only to attendees of Gary Price's and Genie Tyburski's workshop on current awareness services. Information Today offers the workshop at several of its conferences.

 Using the U.S. Party/Case Index (2007)

This 7.5 minute screencast illustrates how to use the U.S. Party/Case Index.

 Using XML for Wireless Access (October 2005)

Presented at the annual Internet Librarian conference in Monterey, California. It presents the results of the research and testing of an XML-based system for delivering content to handheld devices.

 Web Tools (2006)

Presented 12 June 2006 at the SLA annual meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, "Web Tools" consists of a several tips about search techniques, Web services and software useful in conducting or managing research.


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Created:  27 February 2003
Revised:  14 December 2007
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