Search Trends

The goal of the research is to develop a bespoke tool for librarians and related professionals that would allow them to interlink Linked Data sets.

Posted 26 October 2017

The 2017 Tony Kent Strix Award goes to Maarten de Rijke, the Professor of Computer Science at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Posted 26 October 2017

A Storify of Tweets using the #ILI2017 hashtag on Day 2 of Internet Librarian International.

Posted 20 October 2017

A Storify of Tweets using the #ILI2017 hashtag on Day 1 of Internet Librarian International.

Posted 19 October 2017

Awards for excellence in the design of search and information retrieval products and services.

Posted 23 September 2017

A tracking study explored how news content was discovered and consumed by 3,400 desktop users over one month in 2017.

Posted 05 September 2017

People in the US who Google depression will see links to a mental health self-assessment quiz.

Posted 25 August 2017

This year's Internet Librarian International celebrates the superhuman impact librarians have on organisations, communities and individuals.

Posted 17 August 2017

Some improvements being rolled out plus news of planned developments.

Posted 20 July 2017

$2.7 billion for antitrust misdeeds.

Posted 27 June 2017

Lens aims to recognise real world objects.

Posted 10 May 2017

Google to shut down Spaces and gives first glimpse of video conferencing app; Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries joins Portico; FSG launch infectious diseases knowledge hub; SAGE adds new video collections; Jisc appoints new trustees.

Posted 03 March 2017

Speaker submissions sought for the Library Innovation Conference, with the theme of 'Super-Powered Libraries: innovation, influence, impact'.

Posted 24 February 2017

Google's fact checking tag has arrived in South America.

Posted 21 February 2017

In a white paper OpenAthens explores the challenge of ensuring flexible access to digital resources while keeping illegitimate users out.

Posted 13 February 2017

Digital Resources Librarian Kenn Bicknell asks what archives and museums can teach us about discovery, access, online exhibits, metadata standards and interactivity - and resolves to continue learning from other professions.

Posted 11 January 2017

With an election happening in 2017 German politicians want to tackle fake news with legislation.

Posted 20 December 2016

Google has published its 2016 Year in Search lists.

Posted 15 December 2016

21st century search is easy and instantaneous - what does this mean for the information professional? Gary Horrocks reports from the 2016 Strix Lecture.

Posted 01 December 2016

After months of delay Facebook has as last responded to antitrust charges

Posted 15 November 2016

A silver tree at a conference was used by delegates to capture their favourite search tips.

Posted 02 November 2016

Data collection and sharing continues to be a concern.

Posted 01 November 2016

Europeana has found use of content themes has trebled engagement with collections.

Posted 24 October 2016

How search engines reinforce social stereotypes in gender and race.

Posted 21 October 2016

Google seems set to follow Apple in its intentions to provide low price streaming TV.

Posted 20 October 2016

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