Google-mania 2005!

  • Advanced Google
  • Google
    – Google suggests possible search terms while you type!
  • Google Scholar – search scholarly
    literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints,
    abstracts and technical reports. Find articles from a wide variety of academic
    publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as
    well as scholarly articles available across the web.
  • Google Compute
    “Put your computer to work advancing scientific knowledge when it’s not
    helping you.”
  • Google Sets – “Automatically
    create sets of items from a few examples”
  • Google Maps/Satellite -Mapquest on
  • Google Video -Google Video searches
    the closed captioning text of all the programs in Googles archive for relevant
  • Google Desktop Search Tool
    “With Google Desktop Search, you can search the full text of your email,
    files, viewed web pages, and chats. Specifically, you can search:
    from Outlook 2000+, Outlook Express 5+, Netscape Mail 7.1+, Mozilla Mail 1.4+
    and Thunderbird
    All the files on your computer, including text, Word,
    Excel, Powerpoint, PDF, MP3, image, audio, and video files. You can even
    search your media files by meta-tag: for instance, by artist name and song
    title, not just the file name.
    Web pages you’ve viewed using Internet
    Explorer 5+, Netscape 7.1+, Mozilla 1.4+ and Firefox.
    Chats from AOL 7+ and
    AOL Instant Messenger 5+ ”
  • Google Alerts – “Google Alerts
    are emails automatically sent to you when there are new Google results for
    your search terms. We currently offer three types of alerts: ‘News,’ ‘Web,’
    and ‘News & Web.’ ”
  • Google Local – “Google Local is a
    Google search service that helps you locate businesses in a specific
    geographic location. With Google, you can search the worldwide web; with
    Google Local, you can find an auto parts store within walking distance.”
  • Use
    Google for Definitions
    – Search for define –blank–
  • Google’s “My Search
    – “My Search History allows you to easily access and manage your
    Google web search history from any computer. You can search and browse through
    your search history over time and even check your level of activity on Google
    for any given day.”
  • Google Ride Finder – “With
    Google Ride Finder, you can search for taxis, limousines and shuttles and make
    better decisions by seeing the exact location of vehicles in your area. Just
    enter a zip code, the name of a city or even a specific address. You will get
    a map showing the companies and where their vehicles are located”
  • Gmail by Google – “Gmail is a free,
    search-based webmail service that includes more than 2,000 megabytes (two
    gigabytes) of storage. The backbone of Gmail is a powerful Google search
    engine that quickly finds any message an account owner has ever sent or
    received. That means there’s no need to file messages in order to find them
  • Google Answers – “Google
    Answers is a way to get that help from Researchers with expertise in online
    searching. When you post a question to Google Answers, you specify how much
    you’re willing to pay for an answer. A Researcher will search for the
    information you want. When they find it, they will post it to Google Answers,
    and you will be notified via email. You will only be charged for your question
    if and when an answer is posted to it. ”
  • Froogle by Google – “Froogle is a
    new service from Google that makes it easy to find information about products
    for sale online.”
  • Google Image Search
    – Find images from all over the world.
  • Google Web Search
    – “In addition to providing easy access to more than 8 billion
    web pages, Google has many special features to help you to find exactly what
    you’re looking for.”
  • Google Language Tool
    Translate words, sentences, web sites and more!
  • Google Picasa
    – “Picasa is software that helps you instantly find, edit and share all
    the pictures on your PC.”

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