Posts Tagged 'searching'

Control freaks

How library users’ anxiety and affect play into the research process. @Info-Fetishist

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Things we know about how information works that our students don’t know (yet)

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“How users search the library from a single search box”

How users search a prominent, single search box on the NC State University library web site. Read article Via Distant Librarian

What’s Izik? Introducing a swipier, slashier search

Specially for tablets, Izik by Blekko is a new, free search app for iPad and android. Results are organized by contextual categories in an image-rich page, with convenient options for social sharing… Read on @LibraryJournal

Google and the future of search

Searching the internet may be about to change.

This year, Google will roll out what it calls its Knowledge Graph, the closest any system has yet come to creating … “the semantic web,” the version that could itself provide answers, not links to answers. (For the crux of the subject, jump down pass Amit Singhal photo.) @Guardian Read more …

Library Now! Google Now technology applied to libraries?

Using Google Now – whose promise is to get you “just the right information at just the right time” – as a springboard for discussion, Tay explores ways libraries might be and to some extent already are anticipating and targeting user information needs and offering recommendations at points of need. @Musings about Librarianship Read more …


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