Deep Web Research 2012 Bots, Blogs and News Aggregators ( is a keynote presentation that I have been delivering over the last several years, and much of my information comes from the extensive research that I have completed over the years into the "invisible" or what I like to call the "deep" web. The Deep Web covers somewhere in the vicinity of 1 trillion plus pages of information located through the world wide web in various files and formats that the current search engines on the Internet either cannot find or have difficulty accessing. The current search engines find hundreds of billions of pages at the present time of this writing. Pagefinder - Get INSIDERinfo on thousands of topics Give us your tired content, your poor search results, your huddled masses yearning to breath free of what "the establishment" feels is relevant. We give you the platform, you provide the content, and netizens from all over the world get the information they are looking for from people like you. People who have been there, done that and bought the tee-shirt! Share your recommendations, experiences, advice and knowledge with others!
11 Unknown Ways Of Using Google Search - Curious Mob Thinking what more is there to know about Google search? I mean its Google search after all, type whatever you want to search, press enter and everything in the world related to your topic is displayed in front of your eyes. But believe it or not the search engine has plenty of tricks up its sleeve. The 5 Most Advanced Search Engines On The Web More advanced search engines will meet you halfway, by providing forms for advanced searches, better interpreting your queries, suggesting keywords, or finding unusual context. In this article I introduce five search engines with such advanced features. General Search Whenever you are looking for written information, the general search engines will do the trick. The advanced search gives access to additional features that easily let you refine your search query.
Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting Craig Silverman is the founder of Emergent, a real-time rumor tracker and debunker. He was a fellow with the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, and is a leading expert on media errors, accuracy and verification. Craig is also the founder and editor of Regret the Error, a blog about media accuracy and the discipline of verification that is now a part of the Poynter Institute. He edited the Verification Handbook, previously served as director of content for Spundge, and helped launch OpenFile, an online local news startup that delivered community-driven reporting in six Canadian cities.
Why Google Won’t Show You What You Want & How To Fix That The set of features developed by Google aiming at making it easier to search and find should be helpful for most people. But according to Google’s official guide, “sometimes Google helps out a little too much” and you need to know how to fix that. Let me first clarify in which cases you may have trouble getting Google to search for what you exactly want: What To Fix: 1. Google’s Spell-Checking Feature How to search like a spy: Google's secret hacks revealed The National Security Agency just declassified a hefty 643-page research manual called Untangling the Web: A Guide to Internet Research (PDF) that, at least at first, doesn't appear all that interesting. That is, except for one section on page 73: "Google Hacking." "Say you're a cyberspy for the NSA and you want sensitive inside information on companies in South Africa," explains Kim Zetter at Wired.
Open University Library Services When you select a pathway, you will see a number of activities on a particular theme. Pathways allow you to develop a deeper understanding of a topic. You can work through the activities in your chosen pathway in any order. Activities will open in a new tab or window. When you have finished the activity, close the tab or window to return to this page. 6 common misconceptions when doing advanced Google Searching As librarians we are often called upon to teach not just library databases but also Google and Google Scholar. Unlike teaching other search tools, teaching Google is often tricky because unlike library databases where we can have insider access through our friendly product support representative as librarians we have no more or no less insight into Google which is legendary for being secretive. Still, given that Google has become synonymous with search we should be decently good at teaching it.