Google Galore: Advanced Internet Searching

Computer ClassesLibrary Express

Google Galore: Advanced Internet Searching

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, 11:30 a.m.

Review the advanced Google search tools, techniques and features, e.g. Google Images, Google Maps & StreetView, Google Alerts, etc. Learn to use Boolean search terms and various punctuation and characters to refine your search results. Also explore two social and professional networking sites: Meetup.com and LinkedIn.com.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please arrive a half-hour early to sign-in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.

Instructor: N. Shiner
Computer Lab, Room 311

Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.

You will learn to:
  • Identify and navigate the advanced elements and features of the Google search engine
  • Conduct searches using Boolean search terms
  • Modify your search strategy with various punctuations
  • Explore Meetup.com and LinkedIn.com for their advantages as social and professional networking sites
  • Copy and paste Web text and graphics to a Word document
Bring your own flash drive to save class documents or send them to your email account.