Research Clinic
supporting open source investigation
 
 
About   Research links

The Research Clinic features internet research links, training and apps. It accompanies the training courses delivered by renowned Internet research specialist Paul Myers.

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Social media Finding people Domain look-up
Apps & add-ons Investigative Business
Maps & Satellite Archived sites Image resources
Search engines Government News
Training   Study material and articles

Paul Myers is available to train your team or assist in your research.

A world renowned expert in the field of open source research, Paul's work in broadcast industry has involved him in many important investigations.

Paul is also a vastly experienced trainer, and has  been sharing his unique online research techniques, since 1999.

He offers consultancy, coaching and training room-based courses.

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Online verification
A PowerPoint dealing with verification of sources in the online world.

Google's search syntax
Symbols and operators that add extra functionality to the world's most popular search engine.

Searching social media
A BBC blog post in social media and the best ways to find people

Tracing website owners
When you find an online source, how can you identify its ownership?

Locating with Twitter
Paul's BBC Blog on finding people at the scene of a breaking story.

Dark sites and tools
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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.

Apps and Add-ons pt. 1
A look at some of the specialist software and browser add-ons that can help your investigation.

The Future Just Happened
2001 article from the BBC News site, on privacy and data trails.

Almost like Watergate
Paul's report from the Global Investigative Journalism Conference, Rio, 2013


(c) Paul Myers 2014. The views expressed on this site are the author's own. The links do not represent an endorsement.
altered banner image (c) Jan Krömer, used with gratitude via creative commons license