At 11:00 a.m., Bates will lead participants through 45 search tips in 60 minutes. This is a lively and fast-paced review of some of the key tips, techniques and resources that every web searcher should know. It includes new sites, new tools, and new techniques in the search engines and web resources we know and love.
At 12:00 p.m., Bates will discuss advanced and hidden features of the Major Search Engines. All of the leading search engines offer more than you see in their Advanced Search pages. This session covers the undocumented and hidden power search tools in Google, Yahoo, Live.com, and more. These techniques will enable you to search in ways you never could before.
Mary Ellen Bates' impressive credentials include a diverse array of research commissions, ranging from assessing the outlook for the pre-fab housing industry in Europe and Japan to studying recent high-tech developments in the grocery industry, and more. She also has written or co-written six books and close to 300 by-lined articles and white papers on various aspects of research and information gathering. In addition, Ms. Bates is a skilled and lively speaker, with more than 250 speaking engagements to her credit since 1993.
Registration is recommended- please contact Wynne Delmhorst at 203-622-7921 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The workshop is offered for free through the support of the Peterson Foundation.