The Crib Sheets

15 second Search Tips

Web Search

  • Search Features (Check out even more with Exploring Search)

  • Activity: Create a Custom Search Engine for Your Site
    • With a small group, choose a topic to research - preferably something relevant to your staff or students.
    • Create a custom search engine focused on the topic.
    • Use the other specialized search tools above to locate quality resources related to the topic.
    • Populate the custom search engine with the quality resources you find.
    • Share the custom search engine with the Lead Learner. A link to each CSE will be added below.

    Standards Covered in This Topic

    NETS Covered in this topic:
    NETS-T 1.a.
    NETS-T 1.b.
    NETS-T 2.a.
    NETS-A 2.c
    NETS-A 2.d
    NETS-T 3.d.
    NETS-T 4.a.
    NETS-T 4.b.
    NETS-A 5.b.
    NETS-T 5.c.

    Even More Resources:

    Specialized Search  (handy research tools!)

    Book Search

  • Scholar Search - Support
    • Don't miss the "cited by" feature, Legal Opinions and Journal Radio Button!
    Blog Search  - Support 
    Google Squared - Support
    Create a Custom Search - Support

    News Search
    - Some very cool things can be found here!

    • Great for mobile devices
    • Check out their sources

    Multimedia Search

    Video Search - Support
    Audio Indexing (from Google Labs) - Support
    Map Search - Support

    Mobile Search

    Google Mobile

    Google SMS

    Google 411

    Other Great Search Stuff