Presentations and additional materials for Google and advanced search

Standard workshops

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New Google, new challenges
How to get the best out of Google and improve search results

Essential non-Google search tools for researchers
General search and specialist alternatives to Google

Free search tools for scientific information
Options for searching and viewing scientific papers and information free of charge

Social Search
When and how to use social media and professional networks as part of your search strategy

Business information resources
Key internet resources for business information concentrating on free and PAYG

Market research and statistics
Resources and search techniques for tracking down quality market research and statistics

Free government, official and legal resources
How to track down current and past papers, policy documents, legislation and official research

Finding and using open data
Tools and techniques for finding and using open data sets

Assessing the quality of information
How to separate the good from the bad and exceedingly ugly

Recent workshops and presentations

New Google, New Challenges

Executive Research Association, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, 22nd April 2015, 1 hour session

PowerPoint

New Google, New Challenges

Full day workshop, UKeiG, Euston House, 24 Eversholt Street London NW1 1AD, 17th April 2015

PowerPoint

Essential non-Google Search Tools for Researchers: Anything but Google

UKeiG, Euston House, 24 Eversholt Street London NW1 1AD, 16th April 2015

PowerPoint

Google and Beyond

Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, 9th April 2015

PowerPoint

Seek and you will find ... but probably not what you were expecting

NetIKX, British Dental Association, Wimpole Street, London, 18th March 2015

PowerPoint

Social Search

UKeiG, 28th October 2014, Euston House, 24 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1AD

PowerPoint

Additional materials

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

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