Super Searcher Tips

Mary Ellen Bates

Motherpipe: search engine based on Bing, with servers in Germany.

Million short: remove top 100 to 1 million search.Long tail research.

Wikipedia different in different language versions.

Social-Searcher : search specific social media with different filters; analytics.

Twitter has improved its search function.

Hashtagify.me: find related hashtags on Twitter. Find top influencers, see popularity trends.

Use Pocket while searching. GetPocket.com. Browser extension. 1 Click saves pages, assign labels. Can push articles to phone.

Google Scholar Library: saves your cites in one place.  Can add labels to sort.

Searchonymous: anonymous Google while logged in. Firefox addon.

Find lists with Google: “top 10..30 tips” keyword.

Google maps gallery:  maps.google.com/gallery. Browse or search. World Bank, census, etc.

Google autcomplete: find alternatives to a product or service. something vs.

Google’s new site info card: learn more about the site before going to it.

Google images has added CC  filters.

Google media tools: google.com/get/mediatools

Google hack for job search, for jobs not listed outside their website.  site:taleo.net  intitle:career librarian Weird glitch: use (intitle:career OR intitle:careers)  gets many more hits.

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