Tag: google

Power Google Searches? The Plus is Not Available Now

by on October 24, 2011 2:48 pm
According to The Google Operating System blog and Lifehacker,  the plus (+) search operator used by many Google searchers is no longer available.  Searchers now need to use quotation marks to ensure that word(s) appear in the search results. LifeHacker explains: “When you enter a search into Google, the search engine doesn’t just search for… Read more Power Google Searches? The Plus is Not Available Now

Director's Corner: From the Desk of Law Library Director Paul Lomio ~ What’s Next? Lots!

by on September 1, 2010 10:53 am
In one of my favorite TV shows, West Wing, the president of the United States would say “What’s next?” when it was time to move along to the next topic on the agenda.  What makes me think of this is the debut of Westlaw’s new and very intriguing product, WestlawNext. WestlawNext, years in the making,… Read more Director's Corner: From the Desk of Law Library Director Paul Lomio ~ What’s Next? Lots!

Trust Online: Young Adults' Evaluation of Web Content

by on July 29, 2010 4:03 pm
A recent study published in the International Journal of Communication (IJOC) would appear to indicate that digital natives do not have much, if any, understanding of Web searching — placing their trust unquestioningly, it seems, in Google or other brand-name search engines or websites: Trust Online: Young Adults’ Evaluation of Web Content — Abstract: Little… Read more Trust Online: Young Adults' Evaluation of Web Content