Category Archives: Google

“Cite” feature now available in Google Scholar

Library users can now quickly get a bibliographic citation in APA, MLA or Chicago writing styles for matierials found in Google Scholar. To do so, simply select “Cite” at the bottom of the record:

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Intro to Using Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a free web search engine that indexes scholarly literature including: ABSTRACTS ARTICLES JOURNALS BOOKS THESES PREPRINTS TECHNICAL REPORTS MEETING ABSTRACTS GS index claims to include most peer-reviewed online journals of the world’s largest scientific publishers Google claims … Continue reading

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Google SSL Search

Google’s SSL Search is available in Beta at https://encrypted.google.com/. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a protocol that helps provide secure Internet communications for services like web browsing, e-mail, instant messaging, and other data transfers. When you search over SSL, your … Continue reading

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Another Google Search Tip

If you want to exclude the plural form of a word or any other tenses or synonyms when you are using Google to search then use the “+” sign in front of the word.  Example: +teach

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Find Info About A Website

Google search can show you information about a particular website if you use “info:” in the search box before the websites address.  Example:  info:www.nationmaster.com Google can show you the following information for this URL: Show Google’s cache of www.nationmaster.com Find … Continue reading

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Personalized Google Books Library

Create a personalized library on Google books, even add books from your own shelf.  Read more at Google’s My Library FAQ. Related articles Why Aren’t We Creating A National Digital Library? (techdirt.com) The model digital library branch: Reality or just … Continue reading

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Google Realtime Search

Google Realtime Search now has its own homepage with tools to help refine and understand search results. It will find updates and news in a region you specify, and provides a viewer for following real-time web discussion and conversations. Related … Continue reading

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Google SSL Search

Image by Esparta via Flickr Google’s SSL Search is now available in Beta. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a protocol that helps provide secure Internet communications for services like web browsing, e-mail, instant messaging, and other data transfers. When you … Continue reading

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Future of the Internet IV

The Pew Internet Project has released its survey “The Future of the Internet IV“. It offers opinions from hundreds of “Internet stakeholders,” business and technology leaders, consultants, and writers and covers the following issues: Will Google make us stupid? Will … Continue reading

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Find and Compare Public Data

Image via Wikipedia Using Google you can find and compare public data. Go to Google.com and type in “unemployment rate” or “population” followed by a U.S. state or county and you will see the most recent estimates. Click on the … Continue reading

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