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The Resource The joy of search : a Google insider's guide to going beyond the basics, Daniel M. Russell

The joy of search : a Google insider's guide to going beyond the basics, Daniel M. Russell

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The joy of search : a Google insider's guide to going beyond the basics
Title
The joy of search
Title remainder
a Google insider's guide to going beyond the basics
Statement of responsibility
Daniel M. Russell
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Russell, Daniel
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Internet searching
  • Internet research
  • Web search engines
Label
The joy of search : a Google insider's guide to going beyond the basics, Daniel M. Russell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: How you can harness the power of online research--why you should improve your online researching skills -- Finding a mysterious location somewhere in the world: how to use multiple information sources to zero in on a resource -- Do lakes in Africa sometimes explode? How to focus your search with "site:" and using specialized terms -- Things you notice while traveling: how and when to switch search modes to find information -- Is that plant poisonous or not? How to find highly localized and domain-specific information -- What's the most likely way you'll die? How to be explicit about what you're searching to find (and why that matters) -- When would you want to read the Italian Wikipedia? How to look for information from other languages and Wikipedia and other sources -- Why are the coasts so different? How to use online maps resources to answer broad geographic questions -- Mysterious mission stars: How to read snippets in the search results and pay attention to search details -- When was oil first discovered in California? How to discover and work through multiple competing claims in online resources -- Can you die from apoplexy or rose catarrh? How to find (and use) old, sometimes-archaic or obsolete terminology -- What's that wreck just offshore? How to find archival imagery and use metadata from photographs -- Do flies have the pattern of a spider on their wings? How to check the credibility of a resource you've found -- What's the connection between "The Star-Spangled Banner" and the General who burned the White House? How to search for vaguely remembered connections between ideas -- What causes the barren zones around some plants? How to know when you should go offline and do research in the real world -- Is Abyssinia the same as Eritrea? How to find additional context information for your research -- The mystery of the Parrotfish, or where does that white sand really come from? How to triangulate multiple sources to find a definitive answer -- Did Perry ever visit the island of Delos? How to follow a long chain of references to the ultimate answer -- On being a great searcher: Rules of thumb for asking great questions -- The future of online search: why the research skills you learn today will continue to be useful in the future
Control code
on1083702926
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 323 pages
Isbn
9780262042871
Lccn
2018059478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illuxtrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1083702926
Label
The joy of search : a Google insider's guide to going beyond the basics, Daniel M. Russell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: How you can harness the power of online research--why you should improve your online researching skills -- Finding a mysterious location somewhere in the world: how to use multiple information sources to zero in on a resource -- Do lakes in Africa sometimes explode? How to focus your search with "site:" and using specialized terms -- Things you notice while traveling: how and when to switch search modes to find information -- Is that plant poisonous or not? How to find highly localized and domain-specific information -- What's the most likely way you'll die? How to be explicit about what you're searching to find (and why that matters) -- When would you want to read the Italian Wikipedia? How to look for information from other languages and Wikipedia and other sources -- Why are the coasts so different? How to use online maps resources to answer broad geographic questions -- Mysterious mission stars: How to read snippets in the search results and pay attention to search details -- When was oil first discovered in California? How to discover and work through multiple competing claims in online resources -- Can you die from apoplexy or rose catarrh? How to find (and use) old, sometimes-archaic or obsolete terminology -- What's that wreck just offshore? How to find archival imagery and use metadata from photographs -- Do flies have the pattern of a spider on their wings? How to check the credibility of a resource you've found -- What's the connection between "The Star-Spangled Banner" and the General who burned the White House? How to search for vaguely remembered connections between ideas -- What causes the barren zones around some plants? How to know when you should go offline and do research in the real world -- Is Abyssinia the same as Eritrea? How to find additional context information for your research -- The mystery of the Parrotfish, or where does that white sand really come from? How to triangulate multiple sources to find a definitive answer -- Did Perry ever visit the island of Delos? How to follow a long chain of references to the ultimate answer -- On being a great searcher: Rules of thumb for asking great questions -- The future of online search: why the research skills you learn today will continue to be useful in the future
Control code
on1083702926
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 323 pages
Isbn
9780262042871
Lccn
2018059478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illuxtrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1083702926

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