Category Archives: Google

Personalized Results

Image via Wikipedia Privacy is important. Read about how Google is personalizing your search results and decide whether or not you want to “opt out”: “Google’s Personalized Results: The “New Normal” That Deserves Extraordinary Attention“.

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Life Magazine

Image by Josh Phillipson via Flickr Life Magazine, from 1936 to 1972, is now available through Google Books. Related articles by Zemanta More Than 1,800 Full Issues Of Life Now On Google Books (paidcontent.org)

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Legal Docs On Google Scholar

If you go to Google Scholar you will notice that it is now sporting a new button below the search box titled “Legal opinions and journals”.  Google has made full text legal opinions from U.S. federal and state district, appellate … Continue reading

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Google Search Tip

Recently I was performing a search in Google and I felt that it would help if I had the ability to exclude specific websites from my results and so I checked into it.  I already knew that I could use … Continue reading

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Google Editions

Google Inc. has plans to launch an online bookstore in 2010.  This new venture is called Google Editions and it will offer a universal e-book format.

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Cloud of Terms and Phrases

Google Book Search has added a new section in the overview page of some books called “Common Terms and Phrases”.  To view the overview page click on the “About this book” link below the title.  You will be able to … Continue reading

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Databases vs Google

Stanford Libraries conducted a survey of 1st year students and gleaned some interesting information.  Read more at the Farel Librarian blog.  Here are a few highlights: Students who consulted a librarian were more likely to use library databases and the … Continue reading

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Fast Flip

Google has released a new web application called Fast Flip that allows users to explore the news by flipping through pages online “as quickly as flipping through a magazine”.  A mobile platform is also available for the iPhone and Android … Continue reading

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Google Health Search

There are new ways to search for health conditions on Google.com. By typing in a condition (asthma, influenza) into the search box,  you will find a new “health search result snippet” with an image and a summary of the condition … Continue reading

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Link to Google Scholar Through the Library

Use the “Google Scholar” link that is available on our “Databases A-Z” list, to have Google Scholar recognize you as a George Fox user.  This will allow you to link directly from Google Scholar to our full text subscriptions.  Google … Continue reading

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