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  • USING EFFECTIVELY Mary J. Markland, MA AHIP March 18, 2008
  • Objectives
    • Mechanisms of search engines and what is included in Google and Google Health.
    • Advanced searching techniques and the use of Google Scholar to find pertinent research results.
    • How Google compares to other types of search engines and what other health products are being marketed by these search engines.
  • What is Google
    • Search Engine
    • Personal Organization
    • Sharing Files
    • Portal
    • RSS Reader
    • Maps
    • Google Earth
    • AND MORE
  • Other Search Engines
    • Search Engine Watch
      • http://searchenginewatch.com
    • Search Engine Showdown
      • http://searchengineshowdown.com
    • Alt Search Engines
      • http://altsearchengines.com/
    • AlltheWeb
      • http://alltheweb.com
    • Ask.com
      • http://ask.com
  • Privacy
    • Google Privacy Policy Highlights
    • Personal information and other data we collect Google collects personal information when you register for a Google service or otherwise voluntarily provide such information. We may combine personal information collected from you with information from other Google services or third parties to provide a better user experience, including customizing content for you. Google uses cookies and other technologies to enhance your online experience and to learn about how you use Google services in order to improve the quality of our services. Google's servers automatically record information when you visit our website or use some of our products, including the URL, IP address, browser type and language, and the date and time of your request. Read more in the full privacy policy.
    • Uses We may use personal information to provide the services you've requested, including services that display customized content and advertising. We may also use personal information for auditing, research and analysis to operate and improve Google technologies and services. We may share aggregated non-personal information with third parties outside of Google. When we use third parties to assist us in processing your personal information, we require that they comply with our Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures. We may also share information with third parties in limited circumstances, including when complying with legal process, preventing fraud or imminent harm, and ensuring the security of our network and services. Google processes personal information on our servers in the United States of America and in other countries. In some cases, we process personal information on a server outside your own country.
    • http://www.google.com/privacy.html
    • Google Privacy Channel on YouTube
      • http://www.youtube.com/googleprivacy
  • Basic Search http://google.com
  • Perpetual Beta
  • Advanced Search
  • Experimental Search http://www.google.com/experimental/
  • Special Searches
    • Exact Phrase
      • “ polycystic ovarian”
    • Exclude Words
      • vikings -football
    • Similar words
      • ~mobile phone
    • Site Specific
      • Breast cancer therapy site:gov
    • Conversions – converts units of measure
      • 50cm in foot, 28C in F, $ in pound, miles in league
    • Math Answers – basic calculator
      • 4x7, 30% of 55, 20^2, sqrt(123), etc.
  • More searches
    • Define
      • define: plethora
    • Linked Pages – searches for webpages that link to a site
      • link:medicine.nodak.edu
    • Multiple Words
      • Vacation London OR Paris
    • Numerical Ranges
      • Jimmy Carter 1990…2000
      • Nokia phone $100…300
    • Separated by one word
      • apple * sauce
    • Safesearch
      • safesearch: sex education
  • And even more
    • Flight Status
      • Name of the airline and flight number (e.g. American 123, ua226)
    • Time
      • Type "time" followed by a city, state, or country
      • Don't have the time to type very much? Just enter “time”
    • Stocks:  
      • stocks: intc yhoo
      • Search just on the stock symbols (e.g. [ intc yhoo ]) and then click on the "Show stock quotes" link on the results page.
    • Weather zipcode
    • Movies
      • Type in the movie name followed by the zip code you are in
    • Numbers
      • UPS and Fedex tracking numbers, VIN, Area Codes, Patents
  • Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com
  • Advanced Scholar Search
  • Scholar Preferences
  • Two Preferences to Set
  • Google Books http://books.google.com
  • My Library
  • Customize Google
  • Create a Custom Search Engine
  • iGoogle http://www.google.com/ig
  • My iGoogle
  • Pick a theme
  • My Google
  • Calendar
  • Google Documents
  • Google Reader
  • Gmail
  • Web History
  • Google Sites
  • Google Topics http://www.google.com/coop/topics/Health
  • Google Health http://blogoscoped.com/archive/2007-08-14-n43.html
  • Microsoft Health Vault http://healthvault.com/
  • Google Maps/Google Earth/Mashups http://maps.google.com/
  • Google Maps Blog (unofficial) http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/
  • http://www.healthmap.org/en
  • http://www.spatialepidemiology.net/
  • http://whoissick.org/sickness/
  • Tap Project http://www.startaripple.org/
  • http://www.walkjogrun.net/
  • More Info on Google
    • Unofficial Google Blog http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/
    • Official Google Blog http://googleblog.blogspot.com/
    • Google Guide http://www.googleguide.com/
    • Google Watch http://www.google-watch.org/
    • My del.icio.us site http://del.icio.us/seundlibrary
  • Google Help http://google.com/support/
  • What’s the Future? Google Librarian
  • More useful (fun) stuff
  • Google Mobile http://www.google.com/mobile/
  • Track your Portfolio http://finance.google.com/finance
  • Trends http://www.google.com/trends
  • Zeitgeist http://www.google.com/intl/en/press/zeitgeist2007/
  • Mashups http://marumushi.com/apps/newsmap/newsmap.cfm