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The Gamut of Google

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Date(s) - 07/30/2013
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Can’t attend the live event on July 30th? Click here to register for access to the recording, available July 31st, 2013. We will send login information to access the recording on July 31st, 2013.

This two hour class will guide you through some of the Google search tools and applications that can enhance your web experience, and help you serve patrons more effectively at the reference desk and beyond. Students will explore Google’s vast array of online “collections” and search tools, and then review many of the helpful applications and tools in the Google documents suite with library use in mind.

After this class, students will be able to:

  • Utilize more of the searching power Google has to offer
  • Apply Google applications to library challenges, including collaboration and assessment
  • Find full text materials in Google, including books and magazines

Biography ~ Russell Palmer
Russell Palmer is the Supervisor of Professional Development at LYRASIS. He writes, teaches, and speaks on a wide range of topics, including resource sharing, reference and information services, collection development and information literacy. Russell previously worked as Instruction and Outreach Coordinator at Mercer University. Russell has been invited to speak at state, regional, national, and international conferences, including LOEX, LOEX of the West, and the Reference Renaissance. He earned his MLIS at Florida State University, and his AB in English at the University of Georgia.

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