Rowland Institute Library Blog

Friday, August 22, 2003

The Scientist :: Economics of open access(Thanks to Peter Suber, SPARC Open Access News, for calling attention to this.)

Thursday, August 21, 2003

Fishing for Information? Try Better BaitA NY Times article offers advice on how to get more out of search engines as well as alternatives; the excellent ResourceShelf and ResearchBuzz are profiled, as well as Search Engine Watch, Search Engine Showdown and Daypop. (Source: ResourceShelf)

Tuesday, August 19, 2003

Google ReviewAn up-to-date review of Google's strengths and weaknesses, what it will and will not search, by Greg Notess. (Source; ResourceShelf)

Wired News: Aggregators Attack Info Overload Is there a news aggregator in your near-future? Wired examines some of the better-known applications for sorting through the morass of news feeds and web logs. (Source: beSpacific)