Wednesday, 1st April 2009
With the number of websites in a state of continual expansion, tools for locating relevant online information become increasingly important. In Part One of this two-part story, Malcolm Coles examines the rise of search engines and social media and their impact on finding online information in context.
What if a community of like-minded people could recommend reading for you - maybe people who think of the Scottish rugby player Rob or American philopsopher John when they hear Dewey, and not the librarian? What if there was a way to discover interesting information when you're not actively searching?
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