Thursday, January 29, 2009

"Beyond Google" Thursday, February 5 at 2:00 pm

This presentation is a must for students, computer fans, and anyone else who would like easier and more complete access to information online! Google is one of the most popular search engines in the world and a recognizable brand name among peoples of all ages who use the Internet. But is it necessarily our best friend? State Department Information Resource Officer Henry Mendelsohn will present a lecture that argues that an Internet searcher must often go beyond Google to achieve the best search results. He will explain in easy to understand terms how the Google search engine works and why it is not always the best tool to use to browse the ‘net.

Henry Mendelsohn is the Regional Information Resource Officer, U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt since September, 2008. His responsibilities include direct supervision of the U.S. Embassy’s Information Resource Center and he serves as a regional consultant for U.S. embassy and consulate Information Resource Centers and American Corner libraries in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Syria and Israel.

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