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New Search tools - By Inbar Yasur - Ifish Meeting November 2012

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  • Information Update November 2012Inbar Yasur | T +972 4 6013103 | M +972 54 9988090 | E Inbar.yasur@gmail.com | W www.Hipusit.info
  • VISUWORDS – Online graphical thesaurushttp://visuwords.com• An online dictionary and thesaurus tool • Shows word‟s meaning • Associates word with others and shows visual interface • Attach more associated nodes with the word • Hover your mouse over each node to get its definition and meaning 2
  • VISUWORDS – Online graphical thesaurushttp://visuwords.com 3
  • Behind the magic wordshttps://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AgNyxTHaE6YhdE03V2k3N0MxdnBTYm9abnByN1NEeWc• My personal little project: A-Z of Thesauri • Feel free to use and share• Let‟s make it our little project… • Please help to expand it • Send suggestions to my email 4
  • Google books Ngram Viewerhttp://books.google.com/ngrams/• Ngram Viewer lets you find and visualize how words and phrases have developed and been used over time using the 30 million print books Google has scanned working with libraries located around the world as its dataset.• Now in 9 languages: Italian, English, Chinese, Spanish, French, German, Hebrew, and Russian. 5
  • Google Updates 6
  • Find Public Google Docs• Useful queries that let you find public Google Drive/Docs files (you can append some keywords to the queries): • [site:docs.google.com/document/d] - find text document • [site:docs.google.com/presentation/d] - find presentations • [site:docs.google.com/drawings/d] - find drawings • [site:docs.google.com/file/d] - find files: images, videos, PDF files, Microsoft Office documents and more (you should click "repeat the search with the omitted results included" since there are many files with similar titles) • [site:docs.google.com/folder/d] - find folders (collections of files and other folders) • [site:docs.google.com/open] - find other documents, folders and files (the links redirect to other URLs) 7
  • Google Scholar – Cite from Search resultshttp://scholar.google.com/• Google scholar added the ability to copy-and-paste formatted citations from search results • To copy a formatted citation, click on the “Cite” link below a search result and select from the available citation styles (currently MLA, APA, or Chicago): 8
  • Google Scholar – Cite from Search resultshttp://scholar.google.com/ 9
  • Google Scholar – Cite from Search resultshttp://scholar.google.com/ 10
  • Google Scholar – My Updateshttp://scholar.google.com/• If you have made a personal profile on Google Scholar, there is a new feature: “My updates”, a list of new articles that Google‟s algorithm determines are related to your own work 11
  • The New Google Trendshttp://www.google.com/trends/• Google Trends & “Google Insights for Search” have been merged 12
  • The New Google Trendshttp://www.google.com/trends/• The new Google Trends is a simplified version of Insights for Search: • Predictions • Comparing locations and time ranges • Finding the most popular queries from a region • Restricting results to a category or a date range • Checking results from specialized search engines: • Image Search • Google News • Google Shopping 13
  • The New Google Trendshttp://www.google.com/trends/• The new Google Trends is a simplified version of Insights for Search: 14
  • The New Google Trendshttp://www.google.com/trends/• Web, Images, News, Products 15
  • The New Google Trendshttp://www.google.com/trends/• Keyword Comparison 16
  • The New Google Trendshttp://www.google.com/trends/• Location Comparison 17
  • The New Google Trendshttp://www.google.com/trends/• Time Range comparison 18
  • The New Google TrendsRelated Terms - Top Related Terms - Rising 19
  • The New Google Trends – Casualties…http://www.google.com/trends/• Google Trends for Websites is no longer available• Headlines are no longer displayed next to the chart • You can still find them when you mouse over the chart 20
  • Google Patentswww.google.com/patents• New Coverage: • USPTO - the United States Patent and Trademark Office • from 1790 • EPO - European Patent Office • from 1978 21
  • Google Patents – Prior Art Finderwww.google.com/patents• The Prior Art Finder identifies key phrases from the text of the patent, combines them into a search query, and displays relevant results from: • Google Patents • Google Scholar • Google Books • The rest of the web 22
  • Google Setshttps://drive.google.com/#my-drive• Google Sets is still available as a Google Sheets feature: • Create a new spreadsheet in Google Drive, • Type mazda in A1 and honda in A2 (the first column) • Highlight the two cells and then press Ctrl (or Option for Mac) while clicking and dragging the small blue box from the lower-right corner to select additional cells where to place the Google Sets results 23
  • Google Setshttps://drive.google.com/#my-driveGoogle Sets is still available as a Google Sheets feature. 24
  • Google Catalogshttp://www.google.com/catalogs• Catalogs on Google Shopping includes more than 25 categories. • Click on a specific issue to open the viewer • peruse the pages • zoom in to see products up close. • Clicking „View Details‟ takes you directly to the retailer‟s site to make the purchase 25
  • Gmail – Search inside Attachmentswww.gmail.com 26
  • Google – Cultural Institutehttp://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/#!home• New online historical exhibitions telling the stories behind major events of the last century, including Apartheid, D-Day and the Holocaust.• The stories have been put together by 29 partners including museums and cultural foundations who have drawn on their archives of letters, manuscripts, first-hand video testimonials and much more.• Much of the material is on the Internet for the first time.• Read more 27
  • General Information 28
  • Choose the best search for your information needshttp://www.noodletools.com/debbie/literacies/information/5locate/adviceengine.html• I need to define my topic...• I need to find quality results...• I need to do research in a specific discipline...• The timeliness of information that I need is...• I need facts...• I need opinions and perspectives...• I need a specific type of media..• I have special search requirements.. 29
  • Government Information 30
  • Google Advanced Searchwww.google.com• Search US Government Information • Site:.gov• Search Non US Government information • Site:.gov.* 31
  • Country Code Extensionshttp://www.quackit.com/domain-names/country_domain_extensions.cfm• a full list of country code extensions from each country • These extensions include the top-level domain as well as any second and/or third level domain from each country. • All country domain extensions are listed alphabetically by country. 32
  • Thank you!Inbar Yasur | T +972 4 6013103 | M +972 54 9988090 | E Inbar.yasur@gmail.com | W www.Hipusit.info