Tag Archives: Google

How good is Google? The quality of Otolaryngology information on the internet

Article and accompanying podcast From: Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery The use of the Internet to seek information about health-related topics by patients has and will continue to grow at a rapid pace. This article questions the quality of … Continue reading

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Google and British Library announce deal to digitize out of copyright works

The British Library and Google announced a major deal today to digitize and make available 40 million pages.  Here is an extract from the press release on the library web site: The British Library and Google today announced a partnership … Continue reading

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Update on the Google settlement

There has been much speculation in the press and in various publishing forums about the fact that the proposed Google settlement was denied the US Courts.  Scholarly Kitchen has posted a very good overview of the issue and the decision … Continue reading

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Ignore Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and the rest, to your detriment: the importance of social media

Be where the conversations are: the critical importance of social media From Business Information Review It has become clear that the website is no longer the most important single online source of information. It is now vital that we pay … Continue reading

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Censoring cyberspace

From Index on censorship This special issue calls for a new approach to tackling censorship online. As cyberspace has become the arena for political activism, governments are growing more sophisticated in controlling free expression online – from surveillance to filtering. … Continue reading

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