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OPLIN 4Cast#123: Reference Extracts, domain backlinks, usability, image editors

Posted in Reference Extract, and usability

Last updated on August 15, 2017

1. Librarians to Construct Filtered-Web Search Engine – From Reference Extract: Reference Extract is envisioned as a web search engine, like Google, Yahoo and MSN. However, unlike other search engines, Reference Extracts will be built for maximum credibility by relying on the expertise and credibility judgments of librarians from around the globe. Users will enter a search term and get results weighted towards sites most often referred to by librarians at institutions such as the Library of Congress, the University of Washington, the State of Maryland, and over 1,400 libraries worldwide.

2. Domain backlinks – Who links to your page?  Better yet, who DOESN’T?  While most browsers have a way of gathering this data for you, there are also some websites that may help.

3. Planning a website update or redesign?  Think usability!

4. Pictures to edit?