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  • 1. Information Update June 2012 Inbar Yasur
  • 2. Productivity Tools
  • 3. Cloudfogger: A desktop application to easily encrypt files• Secure File Encryption no matter where you keep your files ( Dropbox, SkyDrive, Google Drive, Etc.)
  • 4. Encrypt Files – More Tools
  • 5. InFocus: Easily highlight part of a webpage & share portions of any webpage and provides you with URL of highlightedportion
  • 6. InFocus: Easily highlight part of a webpage & share
  • 7. Screen Capture (by Google)• Browser-based screen capture software developed by Google• Smart software captures only visible objects, whole pages, visible sections of pages and drawn selection• Massive amount of customization after you choose your screenshot• Share your shots on Picasa, Facebook, Sina and Imgur• Save and print them right from the app
  • 8. Highlight part of a webpage & share – More Tools
  • 9. Share your screen in real-time with multiple people• Share your screen with multiple people in real-time• No tools to download or install• Pause or stop sharing any time• Share the full screen or a particular area• Can be shared with any web enabled device• No registration required
  • 10. Share your screen – More
  • 11. summarizes web pages within seconds.Try Cruxboting Wiki articles, News articles, etc...
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  • 14. Highlight multiple search terms on pages [Chrome] Pearls extension
  • 15. Highlight multiple search terms on pages [Chrome] Pearls extension
  • 16. Search Engines
  • 17. Zanran A search engine for finding data and statistics. The search results will be graphs, charts and tables.
  • 18. Zanran• a graph in a PDF report• a table in an Excel spreadsheet• a bar chart shown as an image in an HTML page
  • 19. Zanran • Search Options • Site in… • Doc Date (last 6 month, 12 month, 24 month Or ignore date) • File Type (PDF, Excel, images in HTML, dynamic data, all) • Specific Site
  • 20. Information Sources
  • 21. Industry information guides from the British Library BIPC• Wiki listing web-based resources on a number of industries• A series of 30 PDF guides highlighting relevant industry directories, databases, publications and websites
  • 22. Google
  • 23. Google Custom Search improvements• Sorting and Filtering Results in Custom Search • Sort by Date, Relevance, Price• A new look for Custom Search results plus a new search box • a new results style that’s more modern and streamlined, based on the evolving Google design and experience across Google properties.• Image results now available • Enable sites to offer image-only results that showcase photos and other digital images
  • 24. Google Custom Search Sorting
  • 25. Google Product Search becomes Google Shopping• New Name • Sort by Date, Relevance, Price• New Business Model • Only paying merchants will be listed.
  • 26. Goodbye Google Product Search & Free Listings Hello Google Shopping & Paid Inclusion
  • 27. “Because we do not charge merchants for inclusion in Froogle, our users can browseproduct categories or conduct product searches with confidence that the results weprovide are relevant and unbiased…” Google 2004
  • 28. “We believe that having a commercial relationship with merchants will encourage themto keep their product information fresh and up to date. Higher quality data—whether it’saccurate prices, the latest offers or product availability—should mean better shoppingresults for users, which in turn should create higher quality traffic for merchants.” Google 2012
  • 29. Google Product Search becomes Google Shopping
  • 30. Google Education - Lesson Plans educators the tools they need to help students become savvysearchers and independent learners.
  • 31. Visualization
  • 32. MapPoint Map Your Data • Easily create and view maps to geographically visualize business information
  • 33. Academic Searches: Google Scholar
  • 34. Google Scholar – How to find it?
  • 35. Google Scholar – New
  • 36. Google Scholar – Advanced
  • 37. Google Scholar – User
  • 38. Google Scholar – User
  • 39. Google Scholar –
  • 40. Google Scholar –
  • 41. Academic Searches: Microsoft Academic
  • 42. Microsoft Academic Search
  • 43. Microsoft Academic Search
  • 44. Microsoft “Academic Map”
  • 45. Microsoft “Academic Map”
  • 46. Microsoft “Academic Map”
  • 47. Microsoft “Academic Map”
  • 48. Microsoft Academic – Organization Comparison
  • 49. Microsoft Academic – Organization Comparison
  • 50. Microsoft CFP – “Call For Paper” Calendar
  • 51. Microsoft CFP – “Call For Paper” Calendar
  • 52. Microsoft “Co-author Graph”
  • 53. Microsoft “Co-Author Graph”
  • 54. Microsoft “Co Author Graph”
  • 55. Microsoft “Citation Graph”
  • 56. Microsoft “Citation Graph”
  • 57. Thank you!