Introduction & Review
I use RSS and Twitter to gather—aggregate—information. For our week 3 session, we will continue to explore finding and managing the information that we are aggregating.
- Search: Google
- Inside Google Search: Features
- The Basic Google Search
- Operators and More Search Help
- Search Results Options and Tools
- Site-Specific Searches
- Verbatim Tool
- Google Scholar: Basic Help
- Google Scholar: Advanced Search Tips
- Google: Save Search History
- Other Search Related Links
- How to make library users start a search: 6+ ways to search outside “native interface”
- Microsoft Bing vs Google vs Yahoo! Search: Comparing Search Algorithms
- Google Basic Search Lesson Plans Designed for K – 12 classroom, still good info.
- WorldCat Search
- WorldCat Widgets
- WorldCat Search Index Labels
Collecting & Managing
There are a number of ways to “collect” and “manage” information.
- LibX Extension;
- Readability (course post on Readability).
- Easiest way to archive the information you are pulling in is through a bookmark. Every browser comes with built in bookmarking, but you can also use an online bookmarking service, e.g. …
- Zotero is my “goto” tool for collecting and managing my research.
- Zotero Account
- Word Processor Integration
- Help Documentation