Category Archives: Google

Commentary: Still Saying No to Discovery Services

I came across this recent article about the negative aspects of using discovery tools in library websites. This inspired me to revisit our library’s current decision to resist adopting a discovery service framework for our library website.  I continue to … Continue reading

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Did the Groundhog See Its Shadow? And Other Search Queries

One search strategy tip that has made it into all of my information literacy and research strategy classes is to inform students that they cannot search library resources with an entire sentence — they need to select the major keywords … Continue reading

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Google Privacy and Implications for Search

Much is being written about Google’s new Privacy Policy.  However, I would like to reflect for a brief moment on its implications for research. Because Google is now standardizing its privacy policy across all Google Apps, it will possess details … Continue reading

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