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Google teaches how to better use Google

Jul 1, 2013, 07:00 am CDT


This is just another step for Google’s domination of the civilized world.

By JimB on 2013 06 25, 1:03 pm CDT

Maybe this was too obvious but why wouldn’t Google Scholar itself be mentioned?

By Emiles on 2013 06 26, 1:10 pm CDT

JimB, it could be worse: Imagine if the bloodsuckers at Apple were in charge and Jobs was alive.

By porkut on 2013 06 26, 1:26 pm CDT

Google recently dropped the option of a synonym search, using the tilde “~” character.  It’s been stupidly “deprecated” for lack of use, according to Google.  See:

By Netto on 2013 06 26, 3:12 pm CDT

For the love of gawd, I wish Google would show the people at Lexis how to make a decent search engine.  Lexis Advance is the worst piece of s***, and I have no choice but to use it at my job.

By D to the P on 2013 06 26, 6:41 pm CDT

Here are the courses Power Searching and Advanced Power Searching:

By Jesse on 2013 06 26, 6:43 pm CDT

Thanks for the information about the google course.  I read the Levitt Rosch book and now use it as a resource

By Cynthia Sharp on 2013 06 26, 9:30 pm CDT

How about just using quotation marks. I have had quotation marks reduce the number of matches from 50% to 99.5% depending on what I am searching for.

By John McDonnell on 2013 06 26, 11:16 pm CDT

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