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Searching Podcasts For Competitive Intelligence

Searching Podcasts For Competitive Intelligence | The Information Professional |


"Here is a quick tip for online researchers looking for competitive intelligence data via the spoken word. Since the advent of Web 2.0, individuals has had the opportunity to share information in the form of audio clips which can be posted as podcasts. Podcasts are great outlets to listen to insights from experts in their respective domains. To access podcasts, researchers can use different approaches to find relevant content. Here are three ways that you can try out."

Via Errol A. Adams JD/MLS
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Web 2.0 & Libraries 1 & 2 « Tame The Web

Web 2.0 & Libraries 1 & 2 « Tame The Web | The Information Professional |

This post features two reports by Michael Stephens:

Web 2.0 & Libraries: Best Practices for Social Software, and

Web 2.0 & Libraries, Part 2: Trends and Technologies.


Stephens’s report on Best Practices for Social Software details numerous successful library implementations of some of today’s most used social-software tools, including:

Weblogs (blogs),


RSS feeds,

Instant Messaging (IM),

Wikis, and



Technology Reports covers a broad range of Web 2.0 topics, tools, and considerations, including:

value-added blogging,

building a community Web site with a blog,

Ten Best Practices for Flickr & Libraries,

libraries and social sites like MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, tagging and social bookmarking,

Messaging in a 2.0 World:

Twitter & SMS,


The OPAC Rebooted, and

how libraries such as the Hennepin County Library and the Arlington Heights Memorial Library are using 2.0 tools


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Via Fe Angela M. Verzosa
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