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AN INTRO TO GOOGLE What are you missing?
MICHAEL J. ELSON Technology Consultant
Gmail <ul><ul><li>Google mail = free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7GB storage = a lot! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opens up t...
Google Calendar <ul><ul><li>Online Calendar = accessible from any connected computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share cale...
Google Docs <ul><ul><li>Create and share documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fully-functional word processor, spreadsheet...
Google Apps <ul><li>All that Google has to offer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets </li>...
Google Talk <ul><ul><li>Instant messaging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voice and video chat (Mac & PC) </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
Others <ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Constantly checks your favorite news sites and blog...
Others <ul><li>Google Sites  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Sites is a free and easy way to create and share webpages. </li>...
Others <ul><li>Google Scholar  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and...
Google Resources <ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Cool Google Stuff <ul><ul><li>Similar Images Lab -  http://similar-images.googlelabs.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Googl...
THANK YOU Sadie Pope Dowdell Library South Amboy, NJ
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  1. 1. AN INTRO TO GOOGLE What are you missing?
  2. 2. MICHAEL J. ELSON Technology Consultant
  3. 3. Gmail <ul><ul><li>Google mail = free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7GB storage = a lot! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opens up to other features: Google Docs, iGoogle, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Google Calendar <ul><ul><li>Online Calendar = accessible from any connected computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share calendars with others: friends & family, work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access shared calendars: sports teams, holidays, clubs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Task Lists </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Google Docs <ul><ul><li>Create and share documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fully-functional word processor, spreadsheet and presentation software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save files as PDF or MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Documents are stored online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Universal access </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Google Apps <ul><li>All that Google has to offer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sites </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Google Talk <ul><ul><li>Instant messaging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voice and video chat (Mac & PC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Send and receive voicemails </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gmail service works with built-in chat using the Google Talk network. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Others <ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Constantly checks your favorite news sites and blogs for new content. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  Google Photos (Picasa) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photo sharing and storage </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Others <ul><li>Google Sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Sites is a free and easy way to create and share webpages. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google owns YouTube = complete integration </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Others <ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Google Books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Searches the full text of books that Google scans.On October 9, 2009 Google announced that the number of scanned books is over 10 million. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Google Resources <ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shopping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Translation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs (Blogger) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Directory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SketchUp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wonder wheel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Timeline </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gears </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Cool Google Stuff <ul><ul><li>Similar Images Lab - http://similar-images.googlelabs.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google.org - http://www.google.org/flutrends/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Squared - http://www.google.com/squared </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Blogs - http://blogsearch.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google News Timeline - http://newstimeline.googlelabs.com/  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Sets - http://labs.google.com/sets  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google In Quotes - http://labs.google.com/inquotes/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  13. 13. THANK YOU Sadie Pope Dowdell Library South Amboy, NJ
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