Tag Archives: search

Searching Better With Google

As I’m back at work as a casual academic, (very casual some might say), I’ve had cause to revisit the world of Google Search via the Search Tools and Advanced Search options in the main Google Search as well as … Continue reading

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Using Google Search Options

In one of the units I help tutor at university we are looking at Google Search and doing just a little more than using the simple “vanilla” search option. To help out I’ve created a quick and simple look at … Continue reading

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A More Educated Google Search

As part of many of the sessions I run for teachers I like to include a component on search usually beginning the conversation asking how participants find their information. Almost universally they say they use Google. When asked about their … Continue reading

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Google Finds Paris In A Paper Aircraft Released Into Space

Like it or not when you ask most folk how to locate something on the internet they will suggest that you “Google it”. In fact before I go too much further I have to also confess that the search engine … Continue reading

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A New Presentation? Search Me

The start of this week I was fortunate to be able to attend two of my favorite and most longstanding conferences, STAVCON and VITTA. I’ve been attending the STAVCON, the Science Teacher’s of Victoria Conference for more than 13 years … Continue reading

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DeweyDigger; Re-inventing Dewey’s Taxonomy

DeweyDigger DeweyDigger.com is a visual search portal where you can “Explore knowledge via the Dewey Decimal Classification; just clickety-click.”  On the splash page you are presented with the main Dewey Numbers and an ever-changing interactive panorama showing images from these … Continue reading

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More Searching Links: My Diigo Links 08/04/2010

There seems to be a bit of a pattern happening via the Diigo links of late, things search and infographics. History of Search Engines – Chronological List of Internet Search Engines (INFOGRAPHIC) | WordStream Whilst this may not be the … Continue reading

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