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Net Snippets The Leading Internet Research and Information Management Platform Copyright 2003. This work is the intellectual property of the author. Permission is granted for this material to be shared for non-commercial, educational purposes, provided that this copyright appears on the reproduced materials and notice is given that the copying is by permission of the author. To disseminate otherwise or to republish requires written permission from the author.
Setting the Context Online Information has become a primary resource in any enterprise The Effective Management of Online Information is vital In contrast: No effective solutions for managing online information Major concerns over legal and plagiarism issues
The Present State No effective and professional way to individually or collaboratively collect save and organize information for future use No effective way to conveniently track and save sources Current methods are compromises: copy & paste, print, bookmark, or email Information is scattered, disorganized and often lost Careless plagiarism often results
Net Snippets The most effective platform for Internet Research Information Management Specifically designed for Corporate and Academic Usage Addresses the legal obligations to avoid accidental or laziness plagiarism User friendly Strong appeal to students and faculty
NERCOMP Members’ Testimonials “Net Snippets is one of those remarkable, yet uncomplicated applications that makes all the difference for simple management of web resources. The first time I saw it work, I knew it was special.” Perry O. Hanson, Chief Information Officer at Brandeis. “It's surprising that nothing like this has appeared until now. My students jumped on the first weekend after I showed it to them.” Charles R. Hadlock, PhD, Trustee Professor of Technology, Policy and Decision Making at Bentley College “Students… risk plagiarizing simply because they do not take the time to document their Internet research properly. Net Snippets..… facilitates accurate footnoting, making it easier to keep a record of Internet research sources.” Phillip Knutel, PhD., Director of Education and Research Services, oversees academic technology and the library at Bentley College
Our Message Today Many applications can do many important things But steep learning curves deter users and prevent application take-up Net Snippets’ greatest strength is: simplicity and instant appeal!
Simplicity Confirmed… “When you start using this thing, you realize that its simple interface belies the real strength within, like so many truly useful applications.” PCPro, Feb 2003 “So much value with such a simple and intuitive interface.” Director, Academic Computation Consortium
Net Snippets Today Launched in June 2002 Currently available to more then 100,000 users internationally (corporate and academic) NE reference sites Brandeis University Bentley College.