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13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You think you know how to Google? You don’t know how to Google. Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world’s most popular search engine. The Scenario: You’re playing Scrabble and some dumb-dumb says, “Hey, ‘panacea’ isn’t a word!” The Solution: Just type “define:” followed by the word you want and Google will take you straight to the definition. The Scenario: You want to find out the origin of a quote, but Google keeps giving results that are nowhere close. The Solution: Put your search phrase inside quotation marks. The Scenario: You want bread recipes that don’t list “yeast” as an ingredient. The Solution: After you enter your desired search terms, add a minus sign (-) followed by the words you want excluded. The Scenario: You want to research digital cameras that fall within a certain price range. The Solution: First type in your term. Related:  General ResearchGoogleTemporaire recup a classer

Internet History Sourcebooks Update Information 2006: In 2006 the Internet Medieval Sourcebooks and associated sourcebooks are undergoing a major overhaul to remove bad links and add more documents. 1. This project is both very large and fairly old in Internet terms. At the time it was instigated (1996), it was not clear that web sites [and the documents made available there] would often turn out to be transient. As a result there is a process called "link rot" - which means that a "broken link" is a result of someone having taken down a web page. In some cases some websites have simply reorganized sub-directories without creating forwarding links. 2. 3. The Internet Medieval Sourcebook is organized as three main index pages, with a number of supplementary documents. INTRODUCTION: MEDIEVAL SOURCES ON THE INTERNET Historians teaching medieval history surveys almost always want to combine a textbook, a sourcebook, and additional readings. DOCUMENT SIZE: The size of documents for teaching purposes is an issue.

10 Tips for Folders in Google Drive Folders allow you to organize your files in Google Drive. They also allow you to more efficiently share a collection of documents. If you’ve switched to the new Google Drive you can create a folder by clicking on the reddish “NEW” button and choosing folder. The “Create” button provides the same options if you have not switched over. You can find the folders under “My Drive” on the left hand side of Google Drive. You can move your documents to a folder by simply dragging the document from Google Drive to the folder on the left hand side in Google Drive. From the More actions menu choose “Move to” to add to a folder. Hold down the Control key (Command on a Mac) and select multiple documents that you want to add to a folder. Documents in a folder inherit the sharing permissions of the folder. Select the folder you want to share and click on the share icon in the toolbar. The “Share with others” dialogue box allows you to add the email address of collaborators to the folder. Like this:

The Harvard Classics: Download All 51 Volumes as Free eBooks Every revolutionary age produces its own kind of nostalgia. Faced with the enormous social and economic upheavals at the nineteenth century’s end, learned Victorians like Walter Pater, John Ruskin, and Matthew Arnold looked to High Church models and played the bishops of Western culture, with a monkish devotion to preserving and transmitting old texts and traditions and turning back to simpler ways of life. It was in 1909, the nadir of this milieu, before the advent of modernism and world war, that The Harvard Classics took shape. What does the massive collection preserve? In its expert synergy of moral uplift and marketing, The Harvard Classics (find links to download them as free ebooks below) belong as much to Mark Twain’s bourgeois gilded age as to the pseudo-aristocratic age of Victoria—two sides of the same ocean, one might say. The idea for the collection didn’t initially come from Eliot, but from two editors at the publisher P.F. Related Content: W.H.

30 Specialist (and Super Smart) Search Engines Google is widely (and rightly) recognised as the mother of all search engines. But, if you need to drill down your searches by more specific details, do you trust Google to give you what you need every single time? Here’s a collection of 3o vertical search engines which you should have up your sleeve when you need some specialist power. Flights / Travel 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Images 7. 8. People 9. Forums 11. Music 12. Audio and Video 16. Resources 18. Domain names 20. Icons 22. Private search 25. Similar websites 26. All-rounders 27. While some of these are better alternatives to Google and the other major engines, for the most part, the big boys do it incredibly (incredibly, incredibly) well. olly via shutterstock

Google Docs now works with uploaded tracked changes from your Word documents | VentureBeat | Business | by Larry Zhou NOTE: GrowthBeat is less than 2 weeks out! VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify the goals, and point the way to success. Get the full scoop here, and buy your tickets while they last. Google has given those who work with Microsoft Word another reason to move documents to the cloud. Today, Google announced a new function that converts any tracked changes in Word documents to Suggested Edits. Basically, if you have Word documents with a lot of tracked changes, you can simply upload them to Google Docs, and the tracked changes will show up as Suggested Edits. Google has been working on making it easier for people to work on Docs collaboratively, which is essential for business and enterprise. A month ago at its I/O conference, Google announced that it integrated Quickoffice into Google Docs and therefore Google Docs is now compatible with Word documents. Powered by VBProfiles

Book titles with full text online | MetPublications "The 1688 Paradise Lost and Dr. Aldrich": Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 6 (1972) Boorsch, Suzanne (1972) 20th-Century Art: A Resource for Educators Paul, Stella (1999) 82nd & Fifth The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2013) Abbot Suger and Saint-Denis Gerson, Paula Lieber, ed. (1986) "About Mäda": Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 40 (2005) Baetjer, Katharine (2005) "About the Sequence of the Tapestries in The Hunt of the Unicorn and The Lady with the Unicorn": Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 17 (1982) Nickel, Helmut (1982) "About the Sword of the Huns and the 'Urepos' of the Steppes": Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 7 (1973) Nickel, Helmut (1973) "Abraham Lincoln: The Man (Standing Lincoln): A Bronze Statuette by Augustus Saint-Gaudens": Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 48 (2013) Tolles, Thayer (2013) Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper. "The Abstract Expressionists": The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v. 44, no. 3 (Winter, 1986–1987) Thaw, Eugene Victor (1986–1987)

Must-Know Google Doc Hacks for Classrooms Buckle up. We collected must-know tips, tricks, and shortcuts for classrooms using Google docs. Funky Features You can find a doc’s revision history under the “File” tab.Similarly - click any file (single-click) and then click the “i” in the right corner to view the activity history of a doc.And you can still track changes by navigating to the “editing” button on your toolbar and selecting “suggesting” instead of “editing” mode. Docs has citation support, accessible via the research option under “Tools.” For longer works, docs will auto-generate a table of contents if you use heading styles throughout. Savvy Settings Also under “Tools” is your personal dictionary. Just Gimmie the Shortcuts, Please You can find the shortcut motherload here.

World Public Library Read These Seven Books, and You’ll be a Better Writer Donald Miller I used to play golf but I wasn’t very good. I rented a DVD, though, that taught me a better way to swing, and after watching it a few times and spending an hour or so practicing, I knocked ten strokes off my game. I can’t believe how much time I wasted when a simple DVD saved me years of frustration. I’d say something similar is true in my writing career. If you read these books, your writing will improve to the point people who read your work will begin to comment on how well you write. • The War of Art by Steven Pressfield: This book is aimed at writers, but it’s also applicable to anybody who does creative work. Pressfield leaves out all the mushy romantic talk about the writing life, talk I don’t find helpful. • On Writing Well by William Zinsser: Zinsser may be the best practical writing coach out there. • Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott: Before becoming a literary superstar, Anne Lamott taught writing, and Bird by Bird is the best of her advice, broken up into chapters.

Docs - Integrating Google Tools 4 Teachers Google has made it so easy to use Google Docs! They've even thought of a number of times you might like to use Google Docs and have made a Template Gallery with over 300 templates that are ready for you to use! You'll find Templates under New > From template... There you can perform a search for the kind of template your might like. But it doesn't stop there. Here are a few ideas on how we use Google Docs in the classroom: Teacher collaboration examples by Mary Fran Lynch Recently, my third grade colleagues and I downloaded the principal's Action Plan Word-template into Google Docs. Student collaboration examples by Colette Students in the Journalism classes write articles for the school paper. Middle school students were searching for articles about online safety in small groups. | Where the Middle Ages Begin thedaringlibrarian - Google_Apps Please send suggestions & questions to Gwyneth Jones - The Daring Librarian (.com) Google Certified Teacher #GTAWA --> gwyneth_jones(at) HCPSS Teachers: PLEASE Log OUT of your personal GMAIL before logging INTO our Google APPS For HCPSS andRemember - it's your Active Directory login the kind for your laptop & not your CLC :-) Great directions from the super cool @ericcurts how to go paperless with GAfE & Google Drive! **The Paperless Classroom with Google Docs** From the HCPSS Help website:Google Contacts is a way to store and organize contact information about the people with whom you communicate. • Danielle's Google Apps PageUploading, Sharing, and Making Copy of FilesDownload the PDF version! Download this free eBook .PDF from Simple K12 Ten Reasons to Choose Apps **Module 1: Google Apps Education Edition** **Module 3: Calendar** (click image for Larger Size)Module 4: Docs**Module 5: Sites**Module 6: Other Tools** (Scroll up to the top for more!

Selon une étude, il est possible de tomber amoureux en répondant à ces 36 questions Deux inconnus, 36 questions, 45 minutes... Et vous avez la recette pour tomber amoureux en un rien de temps. C'est du moins ce qu'une étude a voulu démontrer. Il parait que le coup de foudre existe, que lorsque l'on est amoureux on le sait tout de suite... Mais existe-t-il une formule magique qui permet de tomber amoureux ? Prenez deux inconnus, placez-les face à face dans une salle, demandez leur de répondre à 36 questions en l'espace de 45 minutes puis laissez-les se regarder dans le blanc des yeux pendant quatre minutes et le tour est joué, c'est le big love. Une professeur sceptique tente l'expérience Alors, légende urbaine ou exactitude scientifique ? Si la personne qu'elle a choisi n'était pas un parfait inconnu, que le laboratoire s'est transformé en bar et que les deux tourtereaux ont dépassé le temps indiqué, ils ont néanmoins suivi le protocole. Une série de questions qui semble suivre une suite logique, avec des questions de plus en plus personnelles. Première série : 1. 13.