This book is about news search and monitoring. Aimed at professionals with a strategic need of monitoring the surrounding world, users with a need to find the best news sources, monitoring services and news search strategies and techniques will benefit from reading this book. The main purpose is to present a practical handbook with an analysis of readily available tools, blending with passages of a theoretical nature. It is also useful for students at LIS programmes and related information programmes and for librarians and information professionals. The authors aim to aid the reader in reaching a greater understanding of the core in news search and monitoring. Presents effective tools to evaluate news search engines and databases Harness the power of RSS (Real Simple Syndication) feeds in online news search and monitoring Learn how to navigate and critically question the news found in the blogosphere
|Author||: Will Richardson,Willard H. Richardson|
|Publisher||: Corwin Press|
|Release Date||: 2006-03-06|
|ISBN 10||: 9781412927673|
|Pages||: 149 pages|
For both novice and experienced "techies," this practical resource shows how to use blogs and other new Web tools for innovative, interactive teaching and motivated learning.
A generation has grown up believing that everything can be found on the Web. But how do you separate quality information from the dross? The author addresses these and other such issues and assumes that for most readers the Internet is no longer a mystery.
Describes how to build automated information-gathering systems for effective Internet research, covering such topics as RSS feeds and page monitoring tools.
Explains how to use the different types of Web 2.0 technologies and uses case studies to show how libraries can get the most out of them.
"Covers the basic and the not-so-basic concepts and technologies that are necessary to thrive in the blogging world"--Cover.
The second edition of one of the top special education law books in the field acquaints readers with the legal development and current legal requirements of special education. The book includes new information on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 and the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Special Education K-12 Teachers and Administrators.