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Below are some of my recent workshop presentations on search strategies.

Keeping up to date with new research: skills and tools for library staff and users

Organised by Academic and Research Libraries Group and Information Services Group. Wednesday 9th July 2014, CILIP, Ridgmount Street, London

Google is not the only search tool PowerPoint

Technologies for keeping up to date: a personal viewpoint PowerPoint

The Brave New World of Free, Open Data and Open Access

Pre-conference workshop, BIALL 2014, Wednesday11th June 2014, Harrogate


Making Google Behave

Full day workshop, Thursday 5th June 2014, Milton Keynes


Google and Beyond

Full day workshop, Wednesday 7th May 2014, Oxford


Building an effective search strategy

Presentation at the ERA Conference 2014, 30th April 2014, Sadlers Wells Theatre, London

PowerPoint presentation

How we really search: the end of Google's supremacy?

CILIP Hants & Wight AGM, 2nd April 2014, Southampton University


Anything but Google

UKeiG workshop, 12th March 2014, London

Main PowerPoint presentation

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Google Scholar citation indexes - PowerPoint

Selected Google Comands HTML PDF

Google Search Tips HTML PDF

Top Search Tips HTML PDF (some overlap with Google Search Tips)

Search Tools Summary and Comparison Table. Summarises and compares a selection of the advanced search commands that are available in Google, Bing and DuckDuckGo. HTML PDF

Twitter Search HTML PDF

How Google makes improvements to its search algorithm - YouTube