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  1. Beyond the BasicsSteven Butzel, Nashua Public Library steven.butzel@nashualibrary.org 603-589-4647, Yahoo IM: nashuaref

  2. Google Web Search • Phrase based searching • +/- operators • Filetype • Site limiter • Combinations • Google Alerts

  3. Google News Search

  4. Google News Search • News source: CNN, New York Times, etc. • Date range • Location: country or U.S. state • Occurrences: in headline, in body of article, etc. • News archives for older than 30 days • News alerts and RSS feeds • Personalization options

  5. Google Images

  6. Google Images • Content types: news content, faces • Image size • File types • Color/Grayscale • Domain • SafeSearch

  7. Google Maps

  8. Google Maps • Directions • Customize route • Satellite images • My Maps • Featured content: gas prices, real estate, etc. • Add landmarks, draw lines, etc.

  9. Google Docs & Spreadsheets • Word documents, Excel workbooks & PowerPoint presentations • Online Collaboration (including chat) • Online Publishing • Can save the files in many formats: Word .doc, .rtf, .txt, PDF and HTML, and often Open Office formats • Ability to review version histories

  10. Google Reader

  11. Google Reader • Aggregator for RSS feeds, etc. • Create folders, tags • Share items • Star items

  12. Google Book Search • Title, author, publisher, subject, publication date • Limit to library catalog • If the book is out of copyright, or the publisher has given permission, you'll be able to see a preview of the book, and in some cases the entire text. If it's in the public domain, you're free to download a PDF copy.

  13. Google Book Search, cont. • “Reference Pages” for books (example Bill Clinton, My Life) • Access to reviews • Reference to and from other works (link to Scholar) • Other editions • Add to “My Library” • Find this book in a library

  14. Others • Google Calendar • Google Labs • Google Trends • Google Suggest

  15. iGoogle!!

  16. iGoogle • Where it all comes together • Personalize • Add “stuff”