How many times have you run a Google search that resulted in
thousands of results? With over 8 billion pages online and more
posted every day, the Web more than likely contains the information
you’re looking for — if only you could find it. In
Information Trapping: Real-Time Research on the Web,
Internet-search-engine expert Tara Calishain makes researching more
efficient and rewarding for anyone for whom the Web is an
indispensable tool — academics, journalists, scientists, and
professionals, as well as bloggers, genealogists, and hobbyists.
She does so by teaching the latest techniques for building
automated information-gathering systems. As an alternative to the
typical one-time search for information, Tara demonstrates how
readers can use RSS feeds, page monitoring tools, and other
software to set up information streams of many different data types
— from text to multimedia to conversations — for
capture and review.