Monday, November 30, 2009

google alerts

I put on two alerts one for wolves and one for Northcross the wolves bought up mostly stuff about football teams both soccer and gridiron (I think) and about 1 article every 2nd day on the animals which is what I was thinking about. Northcross was entirely about Northcrosses elsewhere in the world so I have edited it to include 'north shore'. I now expect to get no alerts for it. I would recommend it to someone with a need to get current on-going info on a subject, that might be me one day!

Thursday, November 26, 2009


I used my Blogger account to get a RSS feed rather than open a Bloglines account. Bloglines is not friendly, required confirmation/verification but no hint of where or how.

Thursday, November 12, 2009


Most library tweets were like bulletin boards, strictly informative and concise. King County (US) were a bit quirky, the events sounded attractive, pity they are so far away! They also included hints on getting the best from the catalogue. Through it I found the lovely

My tweet
you can choose to limit a search to books that you havn't already read! Log in 1st, then search, tick Limit to titles which aren't in my Reading History.