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The following table lists the search operators that work with each Google search service.
Monday 18th December, 2006 When you use a search engine on the Internet and can't find what you're looking for, what do you do? Maybe you're seeking to learn something, which means you're probably going to keep trying until you find it.
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Google is a powerful tool, but you’re missing out on a lot of that power if you just type words into it. Master Google and find the best results faster with these search tricks. Whether you’re an inexperienced user or a seasoned professional, you’ll probably find at least one search operator you weren’t aware of here. Many of Google’s search operators aren’t very well-known. Exact Words and Phrases
Get the most out of Google Scholar with some helpful tips on searches, email alerts, citation export, and more. Finding recent papers Your search results are normally sorted by relevance, not by date. To find newer articles, try the following options in the left sidebar: click "Since Year" to show only recently published papers, sorted by relevance; click "Sort by date" to show just the new additions, sorted by date; click the envelope icon to have new results periodically delivered by email.
To make search smarter, Google is tapping into the virtual brain of a Freebase database of knowledge regarding what things are and how they relate to one another. Photo: Rob Homer Google says it is retooling its search machine to go beyond recognising words in queries and begin understanding what it is people are asking for. The California-based internet titan is intent on adding "semantic" capabilities to automatically comprehend meanings of phrases and questions to better fetch the online information being sought. "Right now, our understanding is pretty darn limited," Google fellow and online search veteran Amit Singhal said of online search in a message posted at the company's Google+ online social network.
If you want to find out something these days, you Google it. But being the planet's go-to search engine just isn't enough for the booming company, which is fast moving towards a radical new technological frontier, writes Tony Wright for the Good Weekend magazine. A boy - maybe he's in his early 20s - balances in a red hammock in the corner of a cafe, the northern Californian sun streaming through a picture window behind him. Black T-shirt, blue jeans, black sneakers. He has a laptop computer on his knees. A metre or so away a young woman, lime-flavoured mineral water and a box of muffins at hand, perches on a comfortable lounge.
One of the things Index Data is known for is the YAZ toolkit - an open source programmers’ toolkit supporting the development of Z39.50/SRW/SRU clients and servers. The first release was in 1995 and I've been using it for my own metasearch engine ZACK Gateway since 1998, long before I joined Index Data. Z39.50 is a client-server protocol for searching and retrieving information from remote computer databases.