google search strategies

Discover the Joy of Search – Education Article

Dan Russell is a Senior Research Scientist for Search Quality and User Happiness at Google. What he does that you, I, and students should care about is craft really interesting lessons on employing a wide variety of search strategies. You can find many of those lessons in his regular series of search challenges on his blog SearchReSearch. And if you get a chance to hear him speak at a conference, take it! I’ve learned tons of tips from him over…

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How to Use Google Books for Research – Education Article

Google Books is one of the search tools that is often overlooked by students. When students are shown how to use Google Books it can become a valuable search tool for them. That’s why I always include in my workshops on teaching search strategies. Google recently released a new user interface for Google Books. The older interface is also still available for those who don’t want to change, yet. In the following videos I provide overviews of how to use…

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In Case You Forgot That Someone Is Always Watching…

From the pages of “Google knows when you are sleeping” comes Google’s latest search feature. Google has launched new activity cards for mobile search users. These new activity cards will appear at the top of your search page. The cards will suggest pages to you based on the last searches that you conducted. Google says the idea behind this new feature is to help people resume a previous search or retrace the steps of a previous search. You will be…

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