The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries: Research, User Applications, and Networking

The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries: Research, User Applications, and Networking

by Carol Smallwood

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ISBN-13: 9781442247864
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/16/2015
Edition description: Volume 2
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Carol Smallwood received an MLS from Western Michigan University, and a MA in History from Eastern Michigan University. Librarians as Community Partners: an Outreach Handbook; Bringing the Arts into the Library are recent ALA anthologies. Others are: Women on Poetry: Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching (McFarland, 2012); Marketing Your Library (McFarland, 2012); Library Services for Multicultural Patrons: Strategies to Encourage Library Use (Scarecrow Press, 2013). Her library experience includes school, public, academic, special, as well as administration and being a consultant; she’s a multiple Pushcart nominee. In 2019, Carol Smallwood was awarded the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who.

Table of Contents


Part I Research

Chapter 1 "Beyond "Good" and "Bad:" Google As a Crucial Component of Information Literacy

Andrew Walsh

Chapter 2 Enhancing Music Collections: YouTube as an Outreach Tool to Share Historic Sheet Music

Steven Pryor, Therese Zoski Dickman, Mary Z. Rose

Chapter 3 Filtering Google Search Results Using Top-Level Domains

John H. Sandy

Chapter 4 Google Digital Literacy Instruction: Richmond Public Library
Natalie Draper

Chapter 5 Google for Music Research: More than Play

Rachel E. Scott and Cody Behles

Chapter 6 Google Translate as a Research Tool

Andrew Wohrley

Chapter 7 Googling for Answers, Grey Literature Sources, and Metrics in the Sciences and Engineering

Giovanna Badia

Chapter 8 Legal Research Using Google Scholar
Ashley Krenelka Chase

Part II User Applications

Chapter 9 Better Images, Better Searchers: Google Images and Visual Literacy in the Sciences and Social Sciences

Melanie Maksin and Kayleigh Bohémier

Chapter 10 Enhancing Information Literacy Instruction with Google Drive
Laksamee Putnam

Chapter 11 Fusion Tables for Librarians and Patrons
Rebecca Freeman

Chapter 12 Google and Transcultural Competence
Alison Hicks

Chapter 13 Google in Special Collections and Archives
Michael Taylor and Jennifer Mitchell

Chapter 14 Public Library Summer Reading Registration on Google Forms
Deloris J. Foxworth and Roseann H. Polashek

Chapter 15 Seeing Libraries Through Google Glasses
Barbara J. Hampton

Chapter 16 YouTube: Advanced Search Strategies and Tools

Julie A. DeCesare

Part III Networking

Chapter 17 Google Tools & Problem-based Instruction: Collaborate, Engage, Assess
Janna Mattson, and Mary Oberlies

Chapter 18 Group Projects Facilitated by Google Collaboration Tools
Michael C. Goates and Gregory M. Nelson

Chapter 19 Real Life Experiences and Narratives
Steven Pryor, Therese Zoski Dickman, Mary Z. Rose

Chapter 20 The Use of Google Sites to Create ePortfolios for Graduate Students as a Means to Promote Reflective Learning in the Development of Dissertation Topics

Jesse Leraas and Susan Huber

Chapter 21 Using Google+ for Networking and Research
Felicia M. Vertrees

Part IV Searching

Chapter 22 Advanced Search Strategies for Google
Teresa U. Berry

Chapter 23 Evaluating the Sources of Search Results
Jennifer Evans

Chapter 24 Free, Easy and Online with Google Sites
John C. Gottfried

Chapter 25 Google Books: Shamed by Snobs, a Resource for the Rest of Us
Susan Whitmer

Chapter 26 Google Drive for Library Users
Sonnet Ireland

Chapter 27 Google Finance
Ashley Faulkner

Chapter 28 Let’s Google “Skepticism”; Easy Searches to ExplorePage Rank, Types of Websites, and What Relevance Really Means

Jordan Moore

Chapter 29 Navigating Health Information on Google, Why “I’m Feeling Lucky” isn’t Always the Best

Lara Frater

Chapter 30 Underutilized Google Search Tools
Christine Photinos

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