The joy of search : a Google insider's guide to going beyond the basics
- ISBN: 9780262042871
- ISBN: 0262042878
xii, 323 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, 
- Copyright: ©2019
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-316) and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Introduction : How you can harness the power of online research : why you should improve your online researching skills -- Finding a mysterious location somewhere in the world : how to use multiple information sources to zero in on a resource -- Do lakes in Africa sometimes explode? : How to focus your search with "site:" and using specialized terms -- Things you notice while traveling : how and when to switch search modes to find information -- Is that plant poisonous or not? : how to find highly localized and domain-specific information -- What's the most likely way you'll die? : how to be explicit about what you're searching to find (and why that matters) -- When would you want to read the Italian Wikipedia? : how to look for information from other languages in Wikipedia and other sources -- Why are the coasts so different? : how to use online maps resources to answer broad geographic questions -- Mysterious mission stars : how to read snippets in the search results and pay attention to search details -- When was oil first discovered in California? : how to discover and work through multiple competing claims in online resources -- Can you die from apoplexy or rose catarrh? : how to find (and use) old, sometimes-archaic or obsolete terminology -- What's that wreck just offshore? : how to find archival imagery and use metadata from photographs -- Do flies have the pattern of a spider on their wings? : how to check the credibility of a resource you've found -- What's the connection between "The Star-Spangled Banner" and the general who burned the White House? : how to search for vaguely remembered connections between ideas -- What causes the barren zones around some plants? : how to know when you should go offline and do research in the real world -- Is Abyssinia the same as Eritrea? : how to find additional context information for your research -- The mystery of the parrotfish, or, Where does that white sand really come from? : how to triangulate multiple sources to find a definitive answer -- Did Perry ever visit the island of Delos? : how to follow a long chain of references to the ultimate answer -- On being a great searcher : rules of thumb for asking great questions -- The future of online search : why the research skills you learn today will continue to be useful in the future.|
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