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Search Smarter with Google     Knowledge Session May 2012    University of Groningen Library    Guus van den Brekel | digi...
It’s not the same …http://www.slideshare.net/Wowter/google-en-meer
Introduction (on iPad)                                  Voice Search                                  Goggles             ...
Introduction (on iPad)                                   I am feeling lucky                                   SettingsSafa...
The Basics               See the preziI embedded a Prezi in my presented Powerpoint with theSlidedynamic Plugin. Want to k...
Easter Egg …Type: “Google gravity” in Search boxand choose “I am feeling Lucky” on the first result…..
Advanced Search & Tips
Advanced Search & Tips     Only use LOWER keys!                                                       inurl:              ...
Advanced Search & Tips• “Quotes”             phrases• Use more than 2 words and don’t be afraid’ to exclude terms• The min...
http://www.hackcollege.com/blog/2011/11/23/infographic-get-more-out-of-google.html
example1. (poster OR "oral present*" OR keynote) "university medical * groningen" filetype:pdf   (for our Poster Portal pr...
Used search terms                                                            #2 no. 2 in result list                      ...
Google Scholar                             Settings                             Refworks                             Langu...
My Citationshttp://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en
Easter Egg …Type: zerg rush    in the search boxOrType: google sphere and choose I’m feeling lucky
Google InsightsInsights for search, who has an interest in what?http://www.google.com/insights/http://www.google.com/trend...
More on Google Search …• Google Inside Search http://www.google.com/insidesearch/• Do the “A Google a day” game, http://ww...
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  1. 1. Search Smarter with Google Knowledge Session May 2012 University of Groningen Library Guus van den Brekel | digicmb Central Medical Library UMCG
  2. 2. It’s not the same …http://www.slideshare.net/Wowter/google-en-meer
  3. 3. Introduction (on iPad) Voice Search Goggles Apps Google Mobile App History http://www.google.com/mobile/ Settings Preview
  4. 4. Introduction (on iPad) I am feeling lucky SettingsSafari browser: Tablet | Classic Advanced Search
  5. 5. The Basics See the preziI embedded a Prezi in my presented Powerpoint with theSlidedynamic Plugin. Want to know how?http://prezi.com/hweudojjx9js/embed-prezi-in-powerpoint/
  6. 6. Easter Egg …Type: “Google gravity” in Search boxand choose “I am feeling Lucky” on the first result…..
  7. 7. Advanced Search & Tips
  8. 8. Advanced Search & Tips Only use LOWER keys! inurl: time indefine: weather in usd in euros ~ageing info: translate medezeggenschap engels386/7 site: stocks: intitle: filetype: cache: link:
  9. 9. Advanced Search & Tips• “Quotes” phrases• Use more than 2 words and don’t be afraid’ to exclude terms• The minus sign – to leave certain results out• The three dots … number range• OR• * *wildcard*• ~ find related words• Site: only from this site, or –site: to exclude• Intitle: location of the term• Filtetype: pdf’s, doc, jpg …• Think like a document & predict the answer (how would somebody write that down?• Validation-check re-run search with core topic and result details to find more authoritative sourcesMore at: Preview;http://www.google.com/insidesearch/ & Cache;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Search Related
  10. 10. http://www.hackcollege.com/blog/2011/11/23/infographic-get-more-out-of-google.html
  11. 11. example1. (poster OR "oral present*" OR keynote) "university medical * groningen" filetype:pdf (for our Poster Portal project, finding UMCG posters and abstracts) http://www.rug.nl/bibliotheek/locaties/bibcmb/instructies_auteurs/posters/index Evernote: https://www.evernote.com/pub/digicmb/UMCG
  12. 12. Used search terms #2 no. 2 in result list Author names Journal titles Topic Article titles• How Google is used to search for scientific literature. Stats from http://atUMCG.cmb.med.rug.nl
  13. 13. Google Scholar Settings Refworks Languagehttp://scholar.google.com/ Library Links Advanced Search in search box!
  14. 14. My Citationshttp://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en
  15. 15. Easter Egg …Type: zerg rush in the search boxOrType: google sphere and choose I’m feeling lucky
  16. 16. Google InsightsInsights for search, who has an interest in what?http://www.google.com/insights/http://www.google.com/trendshttp://www.google.com/publicdata/directory
  17. 17. More on Google Search …• Google Inside Search http://www.google.com/insidesearch/• Do the “A Google a day” game, http://www.agoogleaday.com/• Live Training Google Search Webinars: http://www.google.com/insidesearch/searcheducation/training.htmlIt is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not beimperiled in a hundred battles;if you do not know your enemies but do know yourself, you will win one and loseone;if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in everysingle battle Sun Tze, The Art of War (6th century BC)
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