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Beyond Google: Research Resource Guides for the Expert Searcher, Librarian, and Teacher


Take your research skills to the limit:

1) Read “The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet: Conducting Effective Investigative & Legal Research on the Internet” 12th edition (as of 8/12)

2) Read: “Competitive Intelligence – A Selective Resource Guide – Completely Updated – July 2012,” by Sabrina I. Pacifici, Published on July 14, 2012:

Selected Contents:

  • Selected Engines, Web Archives, Open Data Repositories – facilitate searching Web, Blogs, News, Video and obtaining alerts
  • Open Source Research Archives and Portals
  • Federated Search
  • Blog Search and Social Media
  • News Search
  • News Search Alerts
  • Fee Based Sites and Databases
  • Free Sites – some with registration and/or fee components
  • Selected Financial Blogs
  • Selected Online People Tracking Sources
  • Television and Radio News Transcripts – including streaming audio/video
  • Legislative Monitoring and Tracking
  • E-Newsletters, Online Newspapers, Journals and News Sources
  • Monitoring Trends, Companies and Products – Selected News Aggregators, RSS Feeds, Blog Search Engines
  • Identification of Company Legal Representation
  • Selected Online Tools for Competitor Monitoring
  • Website Trackers
  • Westlaw Watch and LexisNexis Trackers
  • Benchmarking – Law, Corporate, Government, Market Data
  • Country Profiles
  • NGO Portals
  • Research Directories and Portals
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