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Google Hacks Rael Dornfest

Google Hacks By Rael Dornfest

Google Hacks by Rael Dornfest

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Featuring dozens of refreshed hacks, plus 25 completely new ones, 'Google Hacks', second edition, is an updated collection of real-world solutions to practical Google research problems. Each of its 100 hacks are easy to read and digest -- no confusing terminology or extraneous information to hamper your understanding.

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Google Hacks by Rael Dornfest

Whether you're a high school student looking for the latest info on your favorite rock group, or a seasoned attorney researching an old case, you're probably using Google. It seems like everyone is. And who can blame them? With access to more than three million documents in over 30 languages, Google is a researcher's dream. It's no wonder, then, that nearly 150 million Google searches are conducted each day. As a result, people are hungry to learn new ways to maximize its usefulness. Truth is, there are dozens upon dozens of techniques to learn--each designed to make your Google search more time-efficient, more productive, and more fun. And Google Hacks, Second Edition has the inside scoop on them all. An absolute must-have guide for anyone who searches the Internet--and these days that's just about everybody--Google Hacks, Second Edition takes its best-selling predecessor one step further. In plain language, Google Hacks, Second Edition is an updated collection of industrial-strength, real-world tested solutions to practical research problems. Best of all, each of its 100 hacks are easy to read and digest--no confusing terminology or extraneous information to hamper your understanding. And although they can be read in just a few short minutes, when put to use, they can easily save you hours of research time. Now that's bang for your buck!

About Rael Dornfest

Tara Calishain is the creator of the site, ResearchBuzz. She is an expert on Internet search engines and how they can be used effectively in business situations. Rael Dornfest is Chief Technology Officer at O'Reilly Media. He assesses, experiments, programs, fiddles, fidgets, and writes for the O'Reilly Network and various O'Reilly publications. Rael is Series Editor of the O'Reilly Hacks series and has edited, contributed to, and coauthored various O'Reilly books, including Mac OS X Pather Hacks, Mac OS X Hacks, Google Hacks, Essential Blogging, and Peer to Peer: Harnessing the Power of Disruptive Technologies. He is also Program Chair for the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference. In his copious free time, Rael develops bits and bobs of freeware, particularly the Blosxom weblog application, is Editor in Chief of MobileWhack, and (more often than not) maintains his Raelity Bytes weblog.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Foreword to the First Edition; Credits; Preface; Chapter 1. Web Introduction Google Web Search Basics; Full-Word Wildcards; The 10-Word Limit; Special Syntax; Mixing Syntax; Advanced Search; Quick Links; Language Tools; Anatomy of a Search Result; Setting Preferences; Understanding Google URLs; 1. Browse the Google Directory; 2. Glean a Snapshot of Google in Time; 3. Graph Google Results over Time; 4. Visualize Google Results; 5. Check Your Spelling; 6. Google Phonebook: Let Google's Fingers Do the Walking; 7. Think Global, Google Local; 8. Track Stocks; 9. Consult the Dictionary; 10. Look Up Definitions; 11. Search Article Archives; 12. Find Directories of Information; 13. Seek Out Weblog Commentary; 14. Cover Your Bases; 15. Repetition Matters; 16. Search a Particular Date Range; 17. Calculate Google Centuryshare; 18. Hack Your Own Google Search Form; 19. Go Beyond Google's Advanced Search; 20. Use Google Tools for Translators; Chapter 2. Advanced Web Introduction Assumptions 87; 21. Like a Version; 22. Capture Google Results in a Google Box; 23. Build Google Directory URLs; 24. Find Recipes; 25. Track Result Counts over Time; 26. Feel Really Lucky; 27. Get Random Results (on Purpose); 28. Permute a Query; 29. Weight a Query Keyword; 30. Restrict Searches to Top-Level Results; 31. Search for Special Characters; 32. Dig Deeper into Sites; 33. Summarize Results by Domain; 34. Measure Google Mindshare; 35. SafeSearch Certify URLs; 36. Search Google Topics; 37. Find the Largest Page; 38. Perform Proximity Searches; 39. Meander Your Google Neighborhood; 40. Run a Google Popularity Contest; 41. Scrape Yahoo! Buzz for a Google Search; 42. Compare Google's Results with Other Search Engines; 43. Scattersearch with Yahoo! and Google; 44. Yahoo! Directory Mindshare in Google; 45. Glean Weblog-Free Google Results; 46. Spot Trends with Geotargeting; 47. Bring the Google Calculator to the Command Line; 48. Build a Custom Date Range Search Form; 49. Search Yesterday's Index; Chapter 3. Images Introduction Google Images Advanced Search Interface Google Images Search Syntax; 50. Borrow a Corporate or Product Logo; 51. Browse the World Wide Photo Album; 52. Google Cartography: Street Art in Your Neighborhood; 53. Capture the Map; Chapter 4. News and Groups Introduction: Google News; Google News Search Syntax; Advanced News Search; Making the Most of Google News; Receive Google News Alerts; Beyond Google for News Search; 54. Scrape Google News; 55. Visualize Google News Introduction: Google Groups; 10 Seconds of Hierarchy Funk; Browsing Groups; Google Groups Search Syntax; Advanced Groups Search; 56. Go Deeper into Groups with Google Groups; 57. Scrape Google Groups; 58. Simplify Google Groups URLs; Chapter 5. Add-Ons; 59. Keep Tabs on Your Searches with Google Alerts; 60. Add Google to Your Toolbar or Desktop; 61. Google Your Desktop; 62. Google with Bookmarklets; 63. Google from Word; 64. Google by Email; 65. Google by Instant Messenger; 66. Google fr

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Google Hacks by Rael Dornfest
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