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Web 2.0: Searching Innovations Spring-Summer 2007 - This material has been created by Joe Barker for the Infopeople Project [infopeople.org], supported by 1 the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian. Any use of this material should credit the author and funding source. Search Tool Search Options Special Features Tips and Hints Pandora.com Find and play music by Selections based on “music Create account (easy) to participate. name of artist or name of genome” project’s No play on demand to avoid copyright music/album. associations with what you violation. Licensed as FM radio station. choose. You fine tune your Plays whole tunes of music it selects preferences as you listen. based on your choices. 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URLs – although generally mnemonic, some are tricky Google google.com Yahoo search.yahoo.com (Portal at yahoo.com) Ask ask.com 43 Things 43things.com Ask.com Blog & Feed Search Go to ask.com and click on Blogs & feeds to the right Bloglines Search bloglines.com City.ask.com city.ask.com FaceBook facebook.com Flickr flickr.com Google Blogsearch blogsearch.google.com Google News Archive news.google.com/archivesearch Last.fm last.fm LibraryThing librarything.com MovieLens movielens.umn.edu MySpace myspace.com Ning ning.com Pandora pandora.com SearchMash (from Google) searchmash.com Technorati Blog Search search.technorati.com Yahoo Pipes pipes.yahoo.com Yahoo Podcasts podcasts.com YouTube youtube.com Web 2.0: Searching Innovations Spring-Summer 2007 - This material has been created by Joe Barker for the Infopeople Project [infopeople.org], supported by 2 the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian. Any use of this material should credit the author and funding source.