One of the largest databases- “billions of images”
Google searches for images by the file extensions, text around the image, the image caption and more.
Use the Advanced Image Search page to refine your search. Options include size, coloration, filetypes, domain, filters and more. New: Filters for faces, news content, clip art, line drawings, photo content
Now includes LIFE photo archive: http://images.google.com/hosted/life
Google Groups is a free service which helps people form online communities based around shared interests.
Google Groups contains the entire archive of Usenet discussion groups dating back to 1981 . More than 1 billion postings in the Usenet archive, and now you can also stay in touch with friends, family and colleagues by creating your own groups, mailing lists, and email newsletters.
Use the advanced groups to refine your search- date searches
Use filetype: or advanced search screen with with limited search options Adobe Portable Document Format (pdf) Adobe PostScript (ps) MacWrite (mw) Microsoft Access (mdb) Microsoft Excel (xls or xlsx) Microsoft PowerPoint (ppt or pptx) Microsoft Word (doc or docx) Microsoft Works (wks, wps, wdb) Microsoft Write (wri) Rich Text Format (rtf) Shockwave Flash (swf) Text (ans, txt) "household budget” filetype:xls
There is a 32* word search limit ; google skips over the following stop words: a, about, an, and, are, as, at, be, by, from, how, i, in, is, it, of, on, or, that, the, this, to, we, what, when, where, which, with
*There is a 10 word limit in scholar, groups,& news
Six types of alert searches: "News", "Web", "Blogs", "Comprehensive", "Video" and "Groups“
Results sent to any email address
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