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  1. Google Tips for Searching the World Wide Web AdvancedSearching 14 January 2014 Slides at: http://www.colket.org/genealogy/USF/

  2. Syllabus Tips for Searching the Internet Instructor: Currie Colket Phone: Google Search for: colket 941 Classes 1:00 PM to 2:20 PM Lifelong Learning Academy: University of South Florida 7 January– Overview of Internet, Static & Dynamic Searches 14 January – Search Shortcuts; Advanced Static Searches 21 January – Google Magic; Google Books; Google Scholar; 28 January – Searching Images (Photos); Videos; Maps; Google Earth 4 February – Virtual Travel; Downloading; Safety & Security; 11 February – No Class 18 February – Dynamic Databases; Archive Grid; 25 February – Searching Translations; Researching in other languages Slides at: http://www.colket.org/genealogy/USF/

  3. Google Searching

  4. Outline Google Search Categories Google Applications (Products) BING Applications Google Search Settings Google Advanced Tools Advanced Searching Options Google Options

  5. Search Categories Examples

  6. Google Categories - Blog http://becauseweremarriednow.blogspot.com

  7. Google Applications -1

  8. Google Applications -2 Examples

  9. Google Applications - 3

  10. BING Applications - 1

  11. BING Applications - 2 BING Products

  12. Google Search Settings - 1

  13. Google Search Settings - 2

  14. Google Search Settings - 3

  15. Google Search Settings - 4

  16. Google Search Settings - 5 Put in a City you want local hits (e.g., Paris)

  17. Google Search Settings - 6

  18. Advanced Search - 1 A goal of Advanced Searching is to reduce the Number of results to a number where one can Evaluate the results.

  19. Advanced Search - 2

  20. Advanced Search - 3

  21. Advanced Search - 4

  22. Advanced Search - 5 Any Region Any of 172 Countries Example Anytime Past 24 Hours Past Week Past Month Past Year Anywhere in the Page In the Title of the Page In the Text of the Page In the URL of the Page In the Links of the Page Not filtered by License Free to use or share Free to use or share, even commercially Free to use, share or modify Free to use, share or modify, even commercially

  23. Web History - 1

  24. Web History - 2 Suggest Search Off-line

  25. Advanced SearchingOptions – Tools – Former Wonder Wheel Search on Civil War Click Here If interested in Battles 25 25

  26. Advanced SearchingOptions – Tools – Former Click Here If interested in Battle of Antietam 26 26 26

  27. Advanced SearchingOptions – Tools – Former Exit Allows one to “Drill Down” To find information!!! Great way to eliminate large Number of hits

  28. Advanced SearchingOptions – Timeline – 1 Click Here If interested in 1850-1900 2 Dates Date Posted Historical Dates Time Lines try To capture Historical Dates Former Tool 28

  29. Advanced SearchingOptions – Timeline - 2 Click Here If interested in 1860-1865 Former Tool 29

  30. Advanced SearchingOptions – Timeline - 3 Former Tool 30

  31. Advanced SearchingOptions – Timeline - 4 Former Tool Exit One of the best Ways to research an ancestor!!!! 31

  32. Search ToolsTime Options - 1 Note: Different controls for different databases Any Time Past hour Past 24 hours Past week Past month Past year Custom Range A goal of using Advance Search and other filters is to significantly reduce the number of hits giving you a better chance of finding your desired search results

  33. Search ToolsTime Options - 2 Custom Range

  34. Search ToolsResults Options - 1 All Results Reading Level Near By Verbatim

  35. Search ToolsResults Options - 2 Reading Level

  36. Search ToolsResults Options - 3 Reading Level Now only Advanced 36

  37. Search ToolsResults Options - 4 Nearby 37

  38. Search ToolsResults Options - 4 Currently Broken Nearby gets weird stuff 38

  39. Search ToolsLocation Option Originally, there was no location filter – Everything came through. Now things associated with a location are filtered – Good and Bad Can enter: City, County, or State, or Country SUGGEST: Mobile Device: Autodected General Queries: United States Local Queries: Bradenton, Florida Bradenton, FL Autodected Set

  40. Exercises – 2 (Not Homework:-) • How many films is Alan (Allen) Smithee credited for directing? • How many films did Alan (Allen) Smithee actually direct? • Who discovered America in 1421? • How many vertices are there in a Dodecahedron? • If you converted $20 US into the currency of South Africa, how much would you have? • What is the result of (34.5^2)**.7 • How many hits do you get for your name and your area code?

  41. Questions Please Ask Questions if you do not Understand Anything