Google News Timeline

Google recently released a new resource called Google News Timeline, which allows one to graphically browse through a timeline of mainstream media headlines. It has not been listed in their collection of beta resources.

Events are listed chronologically with the most recent news first. It includes recent and historical news from both digital and scanned printed newspapers and magazines, blog posts, sports scores, and info about various types of media, like music albums and movies. One can drag the time line for better viewing, or use the search box for specific events.

This resource can also be integrated into personal web sites to provide the most current headline information online.

Click here for more details and to connect directly to the Google Features page.

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About repplinger

John has served as a Reference Librarian at Willamette University since 2002. He is the liaison to the Science Departments, and is responsible for maintaining the collections related to the life & physical sciences. His research interests range over the entire spectrum of libraries and information sciences, but includes: - Google and its influence on information & society - The Internet's influence on information seeking & sharing behaviors - Trends of scholarly communication - Electronic learning environments - Traditional pedagogy - GIS use in academic libraries

Posted on May 18, 2009, in Google, Tech Toys and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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