Tag Archives: search

FlickrCC for Creative Commons photos

I love using flickrCC to search for Creative Commons licensed photos on flickr. It’s faster and simpler than the advanced search on flickr itself. But I had blindly not noticed that they have incorporated Aviary photo editing as an option … Continue reading

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Google Goggles on my Droid

Google Goggles uses pictures to search the web. This conjures visions of magic glasses that  capture the world around you and flash back info right through the magic glasses. Anyone remember the tv show Romper Room? I really, truly believed … Continue reading

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Google Books – Barcode scanning & Search your collection

Barcode your bookshelf with Google Books features a short video that shows how to use a bar code scanner to enter your books into your personal library on Google Books. I don’t have a scanner, but I bet lots of … Continue reading

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It’s NOT a search engine – Wolfram Alpha – try it!

A new tool for finding data and doing calculations was released in March. I just heard about it today – several times in fact – I’m a few weeks behind on the “buzz”. Wolfram Alpha is NOT a search engine … Continue reading

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50+ Google and Yahoo Search Shortcuts Cheat Sheet

Nicely organized and handy cheat sheet of search shortcuts for Google & Yahoo. Also available as a  3 page doc file and a separate html page for easy printing.

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Google Gadgets & Library Search

Last year I fiddled around with creating some simple Google Gadgets for the catalogs of my local library systems. Mostly to figure out how to create them, but also because I’m lazy. I wanted easy access to all my local … Continue reading

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