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Job Search Tools: Pinterest vs. LinkedIn « asuccessfulcareer

In some ways, we are awash in potential job search tools that are intended to–or purport to–provide job seekers with valuable assistance. Some of the tools are relatively new, while others have been around for some time ...
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Google tweaks travel search site for tablets - ITworld.com

Google tweaks travel search site for tablets - ITworld.com | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Google tweaks travel search site for tabletsITworld.comSeptember 28, 2012, 2:14 PM — Google has updated its flight search engine to make it easier to use on tablets, as more and more people use those devices to book their travel, the company said...
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Finding the needle in the haystack « literacy beat

Finding the needle in the haystack « literacy beat | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Students are assessed on abilities in areas, such as creativity and innovation, communication and collaboration, research and information fluency and critical thinking, problem solving and decision making.
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The impact of fresh content on search traffic | Visual.ly

The impact of fresh content on search traffic | Visual.ly | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Fresh, relevant content is essential for the success of every website. In addition to providing your target audience with information about your busin.
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Spin Express: Search for ...

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Spin Express: Search for ... | SearchTools | Scoop.it
One of the features offered is a search engine that allows users to search for media by CC license type. After teaching students about CC licenses, this is a great tool for students. Embed it into your blog, wiki or website and ...
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Controversy Surrounds Post Over Google Results : Beyond Search

Controversy Surrounds Post Over Google Results : Beyond Search | SearchTools | Scoop.it
A controversial blog post has been debated heavily online this month concerning the organic search results provided by Google in comparison to its emphasis on advertising. Alex Yumashev of Jitbit posted that truly relevant ...
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Critics Rave About iPhone 5 But Many Roast ... - Search Engine Land

Critics Rave About iPhone 5 But Many Roast ... - Search Engine Land | SearchTools | Scoop.it
While the iPhone 5 itself is getting very positive reviews -- essentially raves -- Apple Maps have received a mixed response. It has emerged as the potent.
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New search engine offers better access to Congress - Boston.com

New search engine offers better access to Congress - Boston.com | SearchTools | Scoop.it
New search engine offers better access to CongressBoston.comWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress unveiled a new search engine Wednesday to help politicos, lobbyists, researchers, students and any other interested citizens find legislation working its way...
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DuckDuckGo: The Search Engine You Need to Meet « Lorelle on ...

DuckDuckGo: The Search Engine You Need to Meet « Lorelle on ... | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Recently, DuckDuckGo has been turning up in my referrers list. Curious about the name, and thinking it was a spam site, DuckDuckGo needed investigation. Seems I've been missing out on what could be the major ...
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New search engine offers easier access to Congress - Fox News

New search engine offers easier access to Congress - Fox News | SearchTools | Scoop.it
New search engine offers easier access to CongressFox NewsCongress unveiled a new search engine Wednesday to help politicos, lobbyists, researchers, students and any other interested citizens find legislation working its way through the House and...
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Search engine A&B comparison: Baidu versus Google [Digimind]

Search engine A&B comparison: Baidu versus Google [Digimind] | SearchTools | Scoop.it
From Digimind, a global player in the market intelligence industry. Read about them here. I prefer to be healthily skeptic when perusing corporate sourced data just because of potential skewing by ...
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Google SUX - Search Engine Watch

Google SUX - Search Engine Watch | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Google SUXSearch Engine WatchThere have been a lot of changes the past 12 months in how Google displays search results. No longer is it 10 blue links combined with a few universal and local results.
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And Now We Have Leaks From Apple.com That New iPods Are Coming Today - Business Insider

And Now We Have Leaks From Apple.com That New iPods Are Coming Today - Business Insider | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Business InsiderAnd Now We Have Leaks From Apple.com That New iPods Are Coming TodayBusiness InsiderA quick way to find out what Apple's planning to announce today is to search for "2012/09/12Apple-unveils" and "2012/09/12Apple-introduces" Clicking...
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Semantic Search: Trends, Uses, and the Future - semanticweb.com

Semantic Search: Trends, Uses, and the Future - semanticweb.com | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Barbara Starr of Search Engine Land recently discussed how search engines and social engines are incorporating semantic search.
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Bing adds Klout to search results - InternetRetailer.com

Bing adds Klout to search results - InternetRetailer.com | SearchTools | Scoop.it
MediaPost CommunicationsBing adds Klout to search resultsInternetRetailer.comIn May, Bing added what it calls a “People Who Know” feature to its social sidebar, which appears on the right side of a search engine results page.
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10 Free Tools for Everyday Research to Teach Search Skills | 21st Century Information Fluency | Dorai on Tools for Knowledge Workers

10 Free Tools for Everyday Research to Teach Search Skills | 21st Century Information Fluency | Dorai on Tools for Knowledge Workers | SearchTools | Scoop.it
"As educators we are faced with the challenge of teaching students to efficiently use the Internet to find and use information.
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Congress unveils new public search engine - Tulsa World

Congress unveils new public search engine - Tulsa World | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Congress unveils new public search engineTulsa WorldThe Library of Congress is unveiling the new website Congress.gov in beta form to eventually replace its THOMAS system.
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TV News Search & Borrow brought to you by Internet Archive

TV News Search & Borrow brought to you by Internet Archive | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Television news has always been ephemeral–hard to search, hard to access, hard to share.
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Social media replaces search engines as research tool

Social media replaces search engines as research tool | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Once there was only one way to find out what restaurant to go to or which  programme to watch on TV – you went to Google.
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Search With Style: 3 Ways to Improve Communication in a Job Hunt - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Search With Style: 3 Ways to Improve Communication in a Job Hunt - U.S. News & World Report (blog) | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Search With Style: 3 Ways to Improve Communication in a Job HuntU.S. News & World Report (blog)Communication is a critical component of job search. In general, job seekers have difficulty talking about themselves.
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Google Launches Cross-Platform Search And Directions Sync For Google Maps - TechCrunch

Google Launches Cross-Platform Search And Directions Sync For Google Maps - TechCrunch | SearchTools | Scoop.it
TIMEGoogle Launches Cross-Platform Search And Directions Sync For Google MapsTechCrunchApple is launching iOS 6 today and one of the changes that will likely spark a lot of discussion is the new Maps app that does away with Google Maps and replaces...
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Counterfactual: Facebook Will Dominate The Future of Search - Business 2 Community

Counterfactual: Facebook Will Dominate The Future of Search - Business 2 Community | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Inside FacebookCounterfactual: Facebook Will Dominate The Future of SearchBusiness 2 CommunitySome new search engine usage stats from Experian Hitwise for September 2012 search got me thinking about the future of search.
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Why Mobile Search is the New Frontier - NBC Chicago (blog)

Why Mobile Search is the New Frontier - NBC Chicago (blog) | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Why Mobile Search is the New FrontierNBC Chicago (blog)Cutting edge new smartphones are launching left and right, from Apple's iPhone 5 to Nokia's Windows Mobile-based Lumix series to Samsung's 5.5-inch tablet.
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Richard Phelps' Lifestream: Twitter Tools

Richard Phelps' Lifestream: Twitter Tools | SearchTools | Scoop.it
There's plenty of other great tools there. This was the service I was after: AllMyTweets.net. It's great, as ... Best tip - use your OS search tool to search a keyword. This is CTRL+F on Windows. It is super quick and will always be ...
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Apple's own search engine confirms 'iPhone 5′ name ahead of ...

Apple's own search engine confirms 'iPhone 5′ name ahead of ... | SearchTools | Scoop.it
In what appears to be a massive oversight of its website team ahead of today's iPhone launch event, Apple's own search engine on its Apple.com website has confirmed that the new iPhone will in fact be called the 'iPhone 5.' ...
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