Tag: Google

  • IEEE Xplore and the Google Box: What’s in the function machine?

    I’m a huge fan of Google Scholar. It’s a fantastic tool for finding papers when you have the citation. Much faster than using using the OPAC or some other databases when you know exactly what you’re looking for. The problem is that Google is very opaque with how it works. I liken it to a […]

  • What’s wrong with people who Google?

    Absolutely nothing. LIS News linked to a story on ZD Net called, I love Google… don’t tell the librarian!. I don’t think that her librarian is alone in her dislike of Google. Unfortunately, despite its outstanding search algorithms and wide variety of free, value-added resources, it gets a bad name with library scientists since so […]