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Cool Tools for librarians, including Google Images, Google News Archive, Google Trends, Researchgate, Academia.edu, GCF Learn Free, and Codecademy

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Cooltools

  1. 1. – Find Creative-Commons Licensed Images – Search by Image – Find more Sizes http://www.google.com/imghp http://www.google.com/imghphttp://www.google.com/imghp
  2. 2. – Thousands of articles from 1 year old to 150 years old – Find digitized newspapers out of copyright news.google.com/archivesearch Google News Archive
  3. 3. – See how popular search terms have been over time – Help marketing, business classes – See what’s popular in library topics www.google.com/trends/ Google Trends
  4. 4. – Find research in progress, including impact factors – Upload your own research for the community (in- progress or open source) – Link to Google Scholar ResearchGate http://www.researchgate.net/publicliterature. PublicLiteratureSearch.html
  5. 5. – Collaborate with others in the field – Follow topics for updated research with analytics – High in Google Search results and good for finding taxonomy (though not always reliable!) Academia.edu http://www.academia.edu/
  6. 6. – Basic computer and internet skills – Major information literacy focus (for professors and teachers) – Mobile apps http://www.gcflearnfree.org GCF Learn Free
  7. 7. – Free programming skills – Easy-to-use interface for learning – Earn badges and track progress in profile http://www.codecademy.com/ Codecademy
  8. 8. http://www.slideshare.net/heyladydj/c ooltools-26317077

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