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Slides from last weeks session on Google Search tools. A mix of old and new features. Always changing!

Slides from last weeks session on Google Search tools. A mix of old and new features. Always changing!



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  • Do a search Select options on sidebar Wonder Wheel view Helps focus topics.
  • Uses Google Squared to find related topics or similar topics.

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  • Google Search Update Questar III SLS September 23, 2010 Polly-Alida Farrington
  • Info for parents & teachers
  • “ How search works” - Handy overview for classes! View slide
  • What’s New? View slide
  • Google Instant New!
  • Google Instant Music Video 
  • BUT - Google Instant Conflicts with Wonder Wheel
  • You know the Wonder Wheel?
  • Related Searches
  • Something Different uses Google Squared
  • Not so new Google 411 – Voice Search
  • Still new to many - Mobile Voice Search No more klutzy typing on tiny keypads!
  • Virtual Keyboard – Wow! (language tools link) Hot!
  • Smart Results in Search Bar
  • Rich Snippets reviews, people profiles, business listings, recipes and events.
  • Personalized Search with Stars
  • Stars on Maps
  • Stars = bookmarks & show up in iGoogle gadget
  • Content types & other limiters
  • Real Time Results & Other Content Types
  • Results from Discussions
  • Same results
  • Video Episodes New!
  • Search Limits – vary by content type
  • Sites with images
  • Page Previews
  • Last 24 Hours & Sorted by Date
  • Translated Search Hot!
  • Social Search Hot!
  • Results Nearby
  • Results Nearby – Custom Location
  • Timeline (can help find primary sources)
  • Images
  • Advanced Search Options - Images Still only place to limit by licensing. (creative reuse)
  • All new image display New!
  • Image info on sidebar
  • Similar Images
  • Life Magazine Photos
  • Image Swirl (Google Labs) Now includes YouTube New
  • Odds & Ends!
  • Experiments happen! Google Instant was tested on random folks before it was released to all.
  • Google Search Stories
  • My Search Story 5 Awesome Ideas For Using Google Search Story Creator In The Classroom
  • Inaccessible content? Maybe not! Headline & cached link worked from Google, but not from search on wsj.
  • Google Sets (Google Labs)
  • Google Trends (Google Labs)
  • Visualize Trends
  • Aardvark – owned by Google
  • Mobile Search!
  • Data
  • Public Data
  • Public Data – embed code
  • Google Data Explorer
  • Google Scholar
  • Google Scholar
  • Legal Opinions
  • Google News
  • Fast Flip View
  • Google News Timeline (Google Labs)
  • Really Old News!
  • Questions? Ideas? Share!
  • Thank you!