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Google It!

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Google It!

  1. 1. Mohsen Rahnamaie Thousand Oak Library
  2. 3. <ul><li>Select search term(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Enter search term(s) into search box </li></ul><ul><li>Click Search or Press Enter key </li></ul><ul><li>Browse Results </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Check the following page to find a quick guide to decoding the search results: </li></ul><ul><li> www.google.com/help/interpret.html </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Go directly to #1 on the Result List. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>define ______ </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>define: ____ </li></ul><ul><li>Definitions gathered from around the Web </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Addition + </li></ul><ul><li>Subtraction – </li></ul><ul><li>Multiplication * </li></ul><ul><li>Division / </li></ul><ul><li>Percentages %of </li></ul><ul><li>Exponents ^ </li></ul>
  7. 10. <ul><li>Currency </li></ul><ul><li>Weights </li></ul><ul><li>Measurements </li></ul><ul><li>More… </li></ul>
  8. 12. <ul><li>Latest reports, quotes, </li></ul><ul><li>charts, </li></ul><ul><li>and news </li></ul>
  9. 14. <ul><li>Phone number, +area code </li></ul><ul><li>Last name, first name, state </li></ul><ul><li>Last name, city, state </li></ul><ul><li>Last name, zip code </li></ul>
  10. 15. <ul><li>Showtimes </li></ul><ul><li>Reviews </li></ul><ul><li>Artists, songs, albums </li></ul>
  11. 17. <ul><li>Example: weather 91360 </li></ul>
  12. 18. <ul><li>Exact Phrase </li></ul><ul><li>“ one small step for man” </li></ul><ul><li>Excluded Words </li></ul><ul><li>bass -fishing, virus -computer </li></ul><ul><li>Similar Words </li></ul><ul><li>~mobile phone </li></ul><ul><li>--------------------------------------------- </li></ul>
  13. 19. Go to www.googleguide.com for more on how to use Google’s Basic and Advanced Search Click on “Advanced Search” on main Google Page
  14. 20. <ul><li>Searching for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul></ul><ul><li>And: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Toolbar </li></ul></ul>
  15. 21. <ul><li>The most comprehensive image search engine. </li></ul><ul><li>Access to billions of indexed images. </li></ul>
  16. 23. <ul><li>Includes TV shows, movies, music videos, documentaries, personal productions and more. </li></ul><ul><li>You can share your videos with others. </li></ul>
  17. 25. <ul><li>Locates neighborhood stores and services by searching millions of pages across the web. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides driving directions. </li></ul>
  18. 27. <ul><li>Use Street View To: </li></ul><ul><li>View street level photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Take virtual walks; pan, rotate and zoom through cities around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Find shops, restaurants, parks, hotels and more </li></ul><ul><li> maps.google.com/streetview </li></ul>
  19. 28. <ul><li>Google Gathers stories from more than 4,500 news sources worldwide and arranges them based on relevancy. </li></ul><ul><li>Topics are updated every 15 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Results compiled by computer algorithms, without human intervention </li></ul>
  20. 30. <ul><li>Search the full text of books to find ones that interest you, and learn where to buy or borrow them. </li></ul>
  21. 32. <ul><li>Puts a search box in your browser, making it easier to search the web. </li></ul><ul><li>Blocks pop-ups. </li></ul><ul><li>Finds any spelling mistakes whenever you type into a web form </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights the search terms on the webpage. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps you find a site even when you don’t know its URL. </li></ul><ul><li>toolbar.google.com </li></ul>

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