Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Google Alerts - Cool Tool to Monitor Your Top Topics

Are you eager to learn what's new on a special topic, person, or place?
Do you wonder who is writing about you, your family, friends or favorite book?
Have you started a new project and wonder how or if your news release or other publicity is getting covered by the media?

Google has yet another new tool in Beta test called Google Alerts
Test it out by setting up an alert for a topic like "school libraries" or your name.  Google Alerts give you a bunch of examples.  Check it out.
  • Librarians could use this as a quick reference tool.
  • Students could use this as a way to see what's new on their research topic.
  • The California School Library Foundation could get alerts on its new LIBRARY STORE by setting up an alert for ""

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