Google Search & Research Tools for Teacher Librarians<br />CLANS Teacher Librarian Network Meeting<br />September 1, 2011<...
Today’s session<br /><ul><li>Overview Google Teacher’s Academy, Sydney
Many know how to search with Google ... but we can always do it better, thus save time
Can’t cover all aspects on how to search with Google – too huge
Opportunity to explore a range of tools that can reduce the millions of results to be more focussed & links with specifica...
GTA Application Video – Motivation & Learning<br />
GTA SYD Participants<br />Australia (28), America, New Zealand, Belgium (1), Japan (1) & Russia (1)<br />
Agenda<br />
Action plan guidelines<br />
Google Search Tools<br />ReadingLevelFilter<br />RelatedSearches<br />Limitresults by Time<br />Timeline<br />
Consider<br /><ul><li>Many tools, need to choose the right tool to best suit the purpose
Effective searching is an essential 21st Century skill
As TLs, it is OUR responsibility to teach students (& teachers) HOW to search efficiently and effectively
We MUST help students to organise, access & leverage the information to meet their information needs</li></li></ul><li>Sea...
Sidebar<br />
1. Related Searches<br />
2. Timeline<br />
Timeline – Antarctica 1900-99<br />
3. Reading Level Filter<br />
    Basic<br />Intermediate<br />Reading level  <br />
Advanced Reading Level<br />
ROAD TEST #1<br /><ul><li>Enter a topic/search query into Google
Locate “more search tools” on sidebar
Experiment with Google’s</li></ul>		Related Searches<br />		Timeline <br />		Reading Level Filter<br />
4.  Translated Foreign Pages<br />
5. Limit Results by Time<br />
6.  Advanced Search <br />
ROAD TEST #2<br /><ul><li>Enter a topic/search query into Google
Locate “more search tools” on sidebar
Experiment with Google’s</li></ul>		Translated Foreign Pages<br />		Limit Results by ...<br />		Advanced Search<br />
7. Google Custom Search<br />
ROAD TEST #3<br />Create a Google Custom Search Engine on a topic of your choice<br />http://www.google.com/cse/<br />More...
Google Multimedia Search<br />
8. Google Images <br />
9. Similar images<br />
Google Similar images<br />
10. LIFE Photo Archive<br />http://images.google.com/hosted/life<br />
ROAD TEST #4<br /><ul><li>Enter a topic/search query into Google Images
Experiment with Google’s</li></ul>		Similar Images<br /><ul><li>Enter topic/search query into LIFE Photo Archive</li></li>...
11. Google Alerts<br />Monitor the Web for new content on topics <br />Google Alerts = email updates of the latest relevan...
12. Google News Newspaper Search<br />http://news.google.com/newspapers<br />
13. Google Books <br />Find books for students/yourself to read or to assist with research – SENIOR students<br />Provides...
Types of Google Book Views<br /><ul><li>  Full-view/full text = out of copyright & out of print books. View and print PDF ...
  Limited Preview = Still under copyright with permission granted by publisher/author for X number of pages for viewing
  Snippet preview = Books under copyright & in print, but publishers/authors granted permission for only small sections to...
  No preview = in-copyright and in print books, permission NOT granted by publishers/authors. Only bibliographic details a...
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    1. 1. Google Search & Research Tools for Teacher Librarians<br />CLANS Teacher Librarian Network Meeting<br />September 1, 2011<br />Glenda Morris<br /> Teacher Librarian<br /> OLMC Heidelberg<br />
    2. 2. Today’s session<br /><ul><li>Overview Google Teacher’s Academy, Sydney
    3. 3. Many know how to search with Google ... but we can always do it better, thus save time
    4. 4. Can’t cover all aspects on how to search with Google – too huge
    5. 5. Opportunity to explore a range of tools that can reduce the millions of results to be more focussed & links with specifically with your search</li></li></ul><li>Google’sMission<br />To organise the world’s information & make it universally accessible & useful<br />
    6. 6. GTA Application Video – Motivation & Learning<br />
    7. 7. GTA SYD Participants<br />Australia (28), America, New Zealand, Belgium (1), Japan (1) & Russia (1)<br />
    8. 8. Agenda<br />
    9. 9. Action plan guidelines<br />
    10. 10. Google Search Tools<br />ReadingLevelFilter<br />RelatedSearches<br />Limitresults by Time<br />Timeline<br />
    11. 11. Consider<br /><ul><li>Many tools, need to choose the right tool to best suit the purpose
    12. 12. Effective searching is an essential 21st Century skill
    13. 13. As TLs, it is OUR responsibility to teach students (& teachers) HOW to search efficiently and effectively
    14. 14. We MUST help students to organise, access & leverage the information to meet their information needs</li></li></ul><li>Search query<br />
    15. 15. Sidebar<br />
    16. 16. 1. Related Searches<br />
    17. 17. 2. Timeline<br />
    18. 18. Timeline – Antarctica 1900-99<br />
    19. 19. 3. Reading Level Filter<br />
    20. 20. Basic<br />Intermediate<br />Reading level <br />
    21. 21. Advanced Reading Level<br />
    22. 22. ROAD TEST #1<br /><ul><li>Enter a topic/search query into Google
    23. 23. Locate “more search tools” on sidebar
    24. 24. Experiment with Google’s</li></ul> Related Searches<br /> Timeline <br /> Reading Level Filter<br />
    25. 25. 4. Translated Foreign Pages<br />
    26. 26. 5. Limit Results by Time<br />
    27. 27. 6. Advanced Search <br />
    28. 28.
    29. 29.
    30. 30. ROAD TEST #2<br /><ul><li>Enter a topic/search query into Google
    31. 31. Locate “more search tools” on sidebar
    32. 32. Experiment with Google’s</li></ul> Translated Foreign Pages<br /> Limit Results by ...<br /> Advanced Search<br />
    33. 33. 7. Google Custom Search<br />
    34. 34.
    35. 35.
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    37. 37. ROAD TEST #3<br />Create a Google Custom Search Engine on a topic of your choice<br />http://www.google.com/cse/<br />More info<br />My blog post on creating Google Custom Search Engines<br />
    38. 38. Google Multimedia Search<br />
    39. 39. 8. Google Images <br />
    40. 40. 9. Similar images<br />
    41. 41. Google Similar images<br />
    42. 42. 10. LIFE Photo Archive<br />http://images.google.com/hosted/life<br />
    43. 43. ROAD TEST #4<br /><ul><li>Enter a topic/search query into Google Images
    44. 44. Experiment with Google’s</li></ul> Similar Images<br /><ul><li>Enter topic/search query into LIFE Photo Archive</li></li></ul><li>Google Research Tools<br />Google News Newspaper Search<br />
    45. 45. 11. Google Alerts<br />Monitor the Web for new content on topics <br />Google Alerts = email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news)<br />Uses: developing news stories, latest on events …<br />Enter the topic you wish to monitor, click preview to see the type of results you'll receive<br />
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    47. 47.
    48. 48. 12. Google News Newspaper Search<br />http://news.google.com/newspapers<br />
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    50. 50.
    51. 51. 13. Google Books <br />Find books for students/yourself to read or to assist with research – SENIOR students<br />Provides access to 1000s of books that would otherwise be difficult/impossible to find<br />Search to find pages according to your search query<br />Create booklists/bookshelves related to curriculum areas saving in My Library<br />
    52. 52. Types of Google Book Views<br /><ul><li> Full-view/full text = out of copyright & out of print books. View and print PDF copies of entire books
    53. 53. Limited Preview = Still under copyright with permission granted by publisher/author for X number of pages for viewing
    54. 54. Snippet preview = Books under copyright & in print, but publishers/authors granted permission for only small sections to be made available
    55. 55. No preview = in-copyright and in print books, permission NOT granted by publishers/authors. Only bibliographic details and synopsis.</li></li></ul><li>http://books.google.com/<br />Search query: French Revolution and Napoleon<br />
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    57. 57. No Preview = copyright and/or in print<br />
    58. 58. Snippet = copyright and/or in print<br />
    59. 59. Preview = Publisher/creator granted permission or out of print<br />
    60. 60. Full View = Public Domain (out of print, no copyright)<br />
    61. 61.
    62. 62. 14. Google Scholar<br />http://scholar.google.com.au<br />Useful for senior students, but also TEACHERS higher level studies<br />Doesn’t search:<br /><ul><li> Websites
    63. 63. Newspapers
    64. 64. Magazines
    65. 65. Blogs</li></ul>Google Scholar searches:<br /><ul><li> Reputable articles
    66. 66. Journals
    67. 67. Books</li></li></ul><li>Search query: Web 2.0 teacher education<br />
    68. 68. Uni of Southern QLD article download as PDF<br />
    69. 69. ROAD TEST #5<br /><ul><li>Enter a topic/search query into Google’s research tools</li></ul> Google Books<br />http://books.google.com<br /> Google Scholar<br />http://scholar.google.com<br /> Google’s Newspaper Search<br />http://news.google.com/newspapers<br />
    70. 70. Useful search websites<br />Google Web Search - Classroom Lessons and Resources<br />http://www.google.com/educators/p_websearch.html<br />Search Education lessons were developed by Google Certified Teachers<br />Lessons are short & not specific to any discipline = fit the need of your classroom<br />

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