Google Tools<br />Presentation by: Flint Farley<br />
1. Google Scholar<br /><ul><li>Google Scholar is a search engine designed to find scholarly source material for research o...
It works exactly like regular Google, so it is reliable and easy to use.
How it works: Type in your desired topic and hit search.
Google Scholar then scans the internet for only scholarly journal articles or professional opinions based on your topic.
Applicability Factor: 9/10 </li></li></ul><li>2. Google Translate<br /><ul><li>Google Translate is, as the title suggests,...
Can translate over 50 languages.
Useful for students in secondary language classes as a quick resource for those tricky words that leave you stumped.
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Google Tools

  1. 1. Google Tools<br />Presentation by: Flint Farley<br />
  2. 2. 1. Google Scholar<br /><ul><li>Google Scholar is a search engine designed to find scholarly source material for research of any kind.
  3. 3. It works exactly like regular Google, so it is reliable and easy to use.
  4. 4. How it works: Type in your desired topic and hit search.
  5. 5. Google Scholar then scans the internet for only scholarly journal articles or professional opinions based on your topic.
  6. 6. Applicability Factor: 9/10 </li></li></ul><li>2. Google Translate<br /><ul><li>Google Translate is, as the title suggests, an online language translator.
  7. 7. Can translate over 50 languages.
  8. 8. Useful for students in secondary language classes as a quick resource for those tricky words that leave you stumped.
  9. 9. Easy to use: Google can recognize your native language, so all you need to do is select which language you would like to translate to, type your message, click translate and you’re done!
  10. 10. Applicability Factor: 7/10</li></li></ul><li>3. Google SketchUp<br /><ul><li>Google SketchUp is a 3D design-tool used in creating easy, 3D models, of anything from “coffee pots to skyscrapers.”
  11. 11. In practical use, design students and those looking for a future in architecture can use SketchUp to draft up a design on-the-go when paper, a pencil and a flat surface aren’t available.
  12. 12. How it works: Download the program and go town! Create a 3D-Design of anything you can think of.
  13. 13. Applicable Factor: 7/10 </li></li></ul><li>4. Google Books<br /><ul><li>Google Books is an online tool that allows you to read entire works of literature online.
  14. 14. Practical Use: Encouraging the reading of literature. Incorporating a digital aspect into reading is a great way to catch the younger generations attention.
  15. 15. How it works: Type in your desired book, hit search and read away!
  16. 16. Applicability Factor: 8/10 </li></li></ul><li>Focus Tool #1: Google Scholar<br />Step By Step<br />1. Enter topic of research into Google toolbar.<br />2. Designate whether you would like “Articles” or “Legal Opinions and Journals” and hit search.<br />3. Google Scholar will present you with any and all scholarly documents relating to your topic.<br />4. Choose your desired article and begin research.<br />
  17. 17. Focus Tool #2: Google Books<br />Step By Step<br />1. Enter your desired book into the toolbar.<br />2. Hit “Search.”<br />3. Google Books will provide you with several websites that offer your desired works in their entirety.<br />4. Select whichever website you prefer and read on!<br />
  18. 18. Conclusion<br />As they are known for, Google is constantly updating it’s database with new tools that are turning everyday tasks that were once a hassle into easy-to-do projects. From helping with a research paper to providing a good read every once in awhile, Google is, and always will be a company for the consumer.<br />

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