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Documenting Rearch on the Go

Posted on March 2, 2012 by Jennifer Pointer
    I've been looking for a better system of compiling the research I do for blog posts and other projects.   Storing my links, photos, text and citations for these projects on a hard drive long ago ceased to be practical, as I do much of my readin...
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How do you know what to believe on the internet?

Posted on May 5, 2011 by Jennifer Pointer
  When it comes to believing what you read online, I see a lot of levels of trust.  Some of older folks in my life (by "older" I mean older than me), remind me constantly that ANYONE can put ANYTHING  they want online, so therefore none of it should b...
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World Digital Library

Posted on January 19, 2011 by Jennifer Pointer
    Those interested in researching World History online might find this web resource very useful.  It's great for finding digital copies of documents, pictures, maps, and art going all the way back to 8000 B.C.   Take a look at WDL.org, the Worl...
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Need to recover a deleted or modified blog post? Try your search engine's cache.

Posted on November 1, 2010 by Jennifer Pointer
  Two different times in the recent past I have needed to recover a deleted or modified blog post.  These weren't my own blog posts, of course, as those can usually be recovered or restored internally .  These were posts on OTHER blogs or websites t...
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Online Research - Search Tips

Posted on June 18, 2010 by Jennifer Pointer
  To conclude our series on online research, this week, here are a couple of videos with great ideas on how to use the search engines and search the databases more effectively:                 Jennifer Pointer (e-mail) is a train...
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Online Research - Academic

Posted on June 17, 2010 by Jennifer Pointer
  We're studying online research, this week, and we've talked about researching people, and topical research.  Yesterday, we listed a bunch of tools available to help with online research.  Following are some resources to aid in academic research onli...
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