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You're looking for information on something -- say, the number of movies that have been filmed in Ottawa. You fire up your Web browser, go to Google, type in a few words, and come up with the perfect answer, right?
Not so fast, my friend.
Although this neat story from Canada.com offers some alternatives to Google, it doesn't mention librarians, or virtual reference projects such as My Web Librarian. I guess that was to much to ask. It does mention two names synonymous with search engines in the library world, Gary Price and Chris Sherman. It also contains a little guide to the difference in the major search engines.
[via Gary Deane]