Poplar Tech Conference - Google Tools


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This is a basic overview of Google's search tools now that Labs has been discontinued.

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  • Lots more limiters on the sidebar than there used to be.
  • Options sidebar for Images search Note: still have to go to ADVANCED SEARCH to limit to images that can be reused.
  • http://www.kidrex.org/
  • For language students and students from other countries, get news in other languages For all students, these pages give view of news from other points of view
  • Complete list of World Bank indicators currently available: CO2 emissions per capita , Electricity consumption per capita , Energy use per capita , Exports as percentage of GDP , Fertility rate , GDP deflator change , GDP growth rate , GNI per capita in PPP dollars , Gross Domestic Product , Gross National Income in PPP dollars , Imports as percentage of GDP , Internet users as percentage of population , Life expectancy , Military expenditure as percentage of GDP , Mortality rate, under 5 , Population , and Population growth rate .
  • Articles and citations from scholarly publishers, preprints, publication databases and more Links to full text articles where possible Connect to your local academic library through the Scholar Preferences screen.
  • Books & magazines Great for searching for the odd quote here and there Preview pages to see if you need to get the whole book Older books out of copyright in full text MAGAZINES – odd collection of magazines – http://books.google.com/books?as_pt=MAGAZINES
  • Basic News search focused on last 30 days. 25,000 constantly updating news sources Archived News Search Recently announced that in the past year the # of digitized articles has quadrupled. And they’re including more sources and further back in time. (source: http://googlenewsblog.blogspot.com/2009/08/extra-extra-updates-from-our-growing.html)
  • Poplar Tech Conference - Google Tools

    1. 1. Google Tools for Schools August 2011 Desiree Caskey
    2. 2. Google Tools <ul><li>Searching </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity </li></ul>Communicating Collaborating Reference Entertainment Traveling Presenting Assessing Collecting How do you use Google?
    3. 3. Text Google - 466453 Got a ?
    4. 4. Google Chrome
    5. 5. Search Tips <ul><li>Exact Phrase </li></ul><ul><li>Exclude Words </li></ul><ul><li>Similar Words </li></ul><ul><li>Numerical Ranges </li></ul><ul><li>File Types </li></ul><ul><li>Wild Card </li></ul><ul><li>Find Meanings </li></ul><ul><li>Site Specific </li></ul><ul><li>Linked Pages </li></ul><ul><li>Math Answers </li></ul><ul><li>Conversions </li></ul>
    6. 6. Search Sidebar
    7. 7. Search Options - Extending
    8. 8. KidRex http://www.kidrex.org/
    9. 9. Life Magazine Photos http://images.google.com/hosted/life
    10. 10. Other Languages http://www.google.com.co/
    11. 11. Google Custom Search Engine
    12. 12. Public Data http://www.google.com/publicdata Create your own data sets (sign in) or explore Google’s directory
    13. 13. Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com/
    14. 14. Google Books http://books.google.com
    15. 15. Google News http://news.google.com/ Personalize your news
    16. 16. Google Maps http://maps.google.com/
    17. 17. Hotel Finder http://www.google.com/hotelfinder/