Google has launched Google Video, letting users search across transcripts of various TV programs, including programming from CSPAN1 and CSPAN2. Chris Sherman of SearchEngineWatch has more information about this new service in “Google Debuts Video Search.”
Chris Sherman discusses Three Cool Search Gizmos, including a tool for testing search queries in multiple search engines and a bookmarklet for easy automatic printing of “printer-friendly” versions of web pages.
Feel like you need to get up to speed with the latest technological developments affecting libraries? For your consideration, Michael Stephens lists the Twelve Techie Things for Librarians 2005.
Source: Tame the Web: Libraries and Technology
We are pleased to announce that the final issue of the LLNE Newsletter for 2004, Volume 24, Number 4, has been published to the website at http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/llne/LLNENews/index.htm.
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There have been a lot of developments in the area of desktop search recently. Chris Sherman has a review of the new MSN Desktop search tool in Search Engine Watch. Andy Beal, over at Search Engine Lowdown, gives us his impressions on the new Ask Jeeves Desktop search tool.
Other desktop search tools include: Google Desktop Search; Copernic Desktop Search; and the HotBot Desktop.