Audio-to-Text Translations

From the next edition of “What You Don’t Know…”






Transcription tools make it possible to turn the content of meetings, interviews and other audio materials into written form. The development of audio-to-text conversion tools makes it possible to save time, effort and frustration. Things go better – and faster – when you can search the transcript.

More than two dozen transcription tools are outlined at the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at

Search Engine Lists

This is part of our new guide on achieving ‘knowledge advantage’ in the information age….
Search engine lists are important resources. While half a dozen key ones are listed below, be aware of all sites that have collected URLs to multiple search engines. They can be time-savers when you want to find and use that “special resource.” Using search engine lists afford the researcher a vast choice of search tools. These include:


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What You Don’t Know…. Links from Our Book


We will be posting information and links from The Research School’s new book, What You Don’t Know… Your Guide to Achieving Knowledge in the Information Age!


Researchers, in fact all who go online, need to protect themselves from snoopers – and worse. An important initial step to protecting yourself, family and those you work with is to use a privacy-aware search engine. Four that may be useful in protecting you include:


Once you are logged into LinkedIn, you can change your setting by going up to the ‘Me’ menu at the top, and selecting ‘Settings and Privacy’:

This will open up another tab.  Go to the ‘Privacy’ tab:

A couple of items to pay close attention to in here: 1) If you are not interested in the public seeing your profile, you can limit this through the ‘Edit your public profile’ page.  There are many items that you can tweak here as well as limit your full profile to only your connections.

2)  You can also limit what others see when you look at their profile through the ‘Profile viewing options’.  This allows you to look at other’s profiles anonymously if you wish.  The last item of note is this page is also where you can set Two-step verification to better protect your account.