Research Clinic features internet research
links, training and apps. It accompanies the
training courses delivered by renowned Internet
research specialist Paul Myers.
Myers is now available to train your
team or assist in your research.
world renowned expert in the field of
open source research, Paul's work in
broadcast industry has involved him in
many important investigations.
is also a vastly experienced trainer,
and has been sharing his unique online
research techniques, since 1999.
offers consultancy, coaching and
training room-based courses.
on Paul's training>
Search social media
Sites that help you search Facebook, Twitter,
Apps & Add-ons
Browser customisation, apps and software
that helps your
Databases and search engines that help you find
Domain lookup and IP tools
WHOIS tools. Find domain registration
identify IP addresses.
Images & investigation
Image search engines, reverse image searching,
EXIF and geolocation.
Find webpages and images from the past.
Satellite and maps
Find and browse different satellite imagery,
maps and street views.
Investigative & undercover
Specialist tools that can be used to investigate
people and sites. Protect your privacy.
Search engines, web directories and
sites related to online searching.
Databases that help you investigate UK &
Websites related to UK government.
Apps and Add-ons pt. 1
A look at some of the specialist software and
browser add-ons that can help your
Searching for people online
Paul's latest video for the BBC deals with
techniques for finding people on social networks
and the wider web.
Investigating companies and organisations
A video advising journalists how to trace an
organisation's online footprint and use tools to
find website ownership.
Searching social media
A BBC blog post in social media and the best
ways to find people
A PowerPoint dealing with verification of
sources in the online world.
Almost like Watergate
Paul's report from the Global Investigative
Journalism Conference, Rio, 2013
Google's search syntax
Symbols and operators that add extra
functionality to the world's most popular search
Tracing website owners
When you find an online source, how can you
identify its ownership?
The Future Just Happened
2001 article from the BBC News site, on privacy
and data trails.