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Google's news your staff needs to know

Many library staff members who work directly with the public continue to have less than timely understanding of how the World Wide Web is used and can be used, how search engines function, and the roles of software and browser settings in their own and their library computer users' searching and search results.

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Google adds bike paths to Google Maps!

This is very cool! Google just added bike paths and bicycle directions to Google Maps! Currently, the directions are available for 150 cities. To enable it, click on the More button lurking up by the Traffic, Satellite and Terrain buttons in the upper right corner of the Google map.

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Google versus Bing: taste testing search engines

I have been pondering & exploring for a while now the differences between Bing and Google. I'm so used to using Google that it's hard to stop down and really give Bing a shot. But now that Bing is officially going to power Yahoo! and is the number two most used search engine (sorry, decision engine) it behooves us all to get familiar with its ins and outs.

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