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Google search & rescue for dummies

Author: Brad Hill
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. ; Chichester : Wiley, 2005.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Be amazed at all the ways Google's at your service!Here's how to find your way through all the information Google offersMore than a search engine, Google has become a lifestyle. This book introduces you to the rest of the Google family - valuable tools such as Google Maps, Google Video, Google Earth, Google Scholar, and Gmail.
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Hill, Brad, 1953-
Google search & rescue for dummies.
Hoboken, N.J. ; Chichester : Wiley, 2005
(OCoLC)60513040
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Hill
ISBN: 0471758116 9780471758112
OCLC Number: 62334339
Description: 1 online resource (360 pages).
Contents: Google™ Search & Rescue FOR DUMMIES; Author's Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; Part I Jumping Into Google; Chapter 1 Google Saves the Day, Every Day; Beyond Keywords; Google the Business Partner; Google for Programmers; The Greatness of Google; Chapter 2 Reclaiming Your Time from Wasteful Searching; Setting Preferences; Basic Web Searches; Understanding the Google Results Page; Breaking Down Web Search Results; Using Advanced Search; Searching Shorthand: Using Operators; A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Keywords; Advanced Image Searching Part II Taming GoogleChapter 3 Recovering the Facts: Using Google as an Answer Engine; Search Engines and Answer Engines; What, Where, When, and How in Google; Knowing Your Words; Invading People's Privacy; Tracking Packages; Google at the Movies; Stock Quotes, Math, and the Weather; Chapter 4 Froogle and Google Catalogs Rescue Your Gift List; Google's Approach to Online Shopping; Searching and Browsing in Froogle; Froogle Advanced Search; About Google Catalogs; Searching Google Catalogs; Advanced Searching in Google Catalogs; Chapter 5 Saving Yourself from TV News with Google News Googling the Day's NewsSearching for News; Customizing Google News; Chapter 6 Preserving Online Conversations with Google Groups; In Praise of Usenet; Welcome to the Pre-Web; Usenet Newsgroups versus Google Groups; Signing In and Joining Up; Browsing and Searching Google Groups; Reading Messages and Threads; Posting Messages through Google Groups; Keeping Track of Your Groups Activity; Creating a Group; Chapter 7 Mapping the Web's Terrain; Relaxing into Browsing Mode; Understanding Google Directory; Submitting a Web Page to the Directory; Part III Specialty Searching Chapter 8 Searching the NeighborhoodFinding the What and Where in Google Local; Using the Glorious Google Maps; Seeing the Real Picture with Satellite Images; Local Searching from Orbit: The Wonders of Google Earth; The Upshot of Local Search in Google; Chapter 9 Shining the Search Spotlight on Specialty Categories; Finding the Specialty Searches; U. S. Government Searches; Linux and BSD Searches; Mac and Microsoft Searches; University Searches; Chapter 10 The Professional Rescue Team at Google Answers; Creating an Account and Logging In; Posting and Canceling Questions Comments and ConversationsClarifying Questions and Evaluating Answers; Good Questions at the Right Prices; Chapter 11 Experimenting in Google Labs; Keyword Suggestions; Standing on the Shoulders of Giants; Video without the Video; Real-Time Rides; Building Google Sets; The Mythical Internet Library Comes to Life; Horrors! A New Home Page!; Keeping a Record of Your Searches; Part IV Putting Google to Work; Chapter 12 Lifelines: Googling from Anywhere; Installing the Google Toolbar; Choosing Toolbar Options; Googling in the Firefox Browser; Searching from the Desktop with the Deskbar
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: Brad Hill.

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Be amazed at all the ways Google's at your service!Here's how to find your way through all the information Google offersMore than a search engine, Google has become a lifestyle. This book introduces you to the rest of the Google family - valuable tools such as Google Maps, Google Video, Google Earth, Google Scholar, and Gmail.

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