Thursday, October 8, 2009

Sherlock Holmes of Research Shares Tips on How to Unearth "Hidden" Nuggets of Information

How to Find It: Strategies to Unearth “Hidden” Nuggets of Information

Thursday, October 8, 2009
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Golden Gate University
536 Mission Street, S.F., Room 3323

Tons of information is available via Google and online databases. But what if you cannot find the information you need in easily accessible sources?

Investigative research expert Amy Stabler will show you how to:

• Identify government agencies, organizations or individuals that may have the information
• Make successful “cold calls”
• Search old telephone books, city directories, trade journals, and newspapers
• Use the “Wayback Machine” for old websites
• Find historical information on companies that no longer exist

Amy Stabler is a modern day Sherlock Holmes. For more than 15 years, she has tracked down “hidden” information on behalf of plaintiffs in asbestos and other types of lawsuits. Stabler is currently completing a Masters degree in Library & Information Science at San Jose State University and has worked as an Intern at the Golden Gate University Library.

For more information contact:
Wendy Giblin at (415) 977-2220 /

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