I found out about my own identity theft when the IRS notified me that someone had filed for my Federal tax refund before I did. Talk about a rude awakening. That was something that happened to other people, not me!
Going through that mess was something that I don’t want to repeat. Researching that situation has brought me to write this next series on “Frauds against Seniors.”
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How to find additional search sites and directories. There are many websites that serve as launching portals into the unindexed portion of the web. Looking back to http://lowertownstpaulmn.com/2016/08/what-is-the-invisible-web/ where we learned about the invisible web, we found that most of the regular search engines cannot get information from the invisible web. It requires a different approach.
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Much of the following material was taken directly from the website of the James J. Hill Center. It is physically located in a wing of the St. Paul Latimer Central Library.
“James J. Hill Center featured on Minnesota Public Radio, by Marty Moyan”
“jjhill July 18, 2016 Uncategorized ”
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Go find your library card. Searching on the web will not get you all the materials that you may need for your projects. Your local library has been serving the public for many years. It has evolved to provide today’s requirements for up-to-date materials and services for you.
Continue reading 21 REASONS TO FIND YOUR LIBRARY CARD
After writing the PART 1 post on HOW TO EVALUATE WEB INFORMATION
http://lowertownstpaulmn.com/2016/08/evaluate-web-information/ I felt that I had not quite gotten across the sorry state of valid web information today. Let me try to make things a bit more clear.
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Congratulations. You have learned a lot if you read and followed the past five posts. Finding the information is only the first part. Now learn how to evaluate it.
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As we look into expanding our searches into the Invisible or Deep web, let’s preface it with a little history to appreciate what we are dealing with.
History of the WWW.
The first website was published in August of 1991 by British physicist Tim Berners-Lee at CERN, a United Nations research facility in Switzerland.
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As a bit of a respite from the nitty-gritty searching, I’d like to go through a group of operators I call “quick information shots.” These are fun, useful and usually single subject search operators.
One that stands out for me as an ex-international marketing type, is Flight information. That is available through working only in the search entry box. Just type in the three letter codes for the USA airports and Google returns the flight info.
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