[Libs-Or] Request for help with Google weirdness

Meredith Farkas mfarkas at pdx.edu
Fri Oct 28 10:41:33 PDT 2011

It's a silly place for them to put it, but you can access the advanced
search page by clicking on the little gear icon in the top-right of the
page. In Google Scholar, Scholar Preferences has moved there as well, which
had me stymied for a few minutes in the first instruction session I taught
since the change.


Meredith Gorran Farkas
Assistant Professor
Head of Instructional Services
Portland State University Library
mfarkas at pdx.edu

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 10:24 AM, Hope Leman <hleman at samhealth.org> wrote:

> Hi, all. Where are the advanced features of Google? I sat down last night
> at a desktop at my parents house and the home page of Google now seems to
> lack the advanced search page. I tried the homepage on my netbook just now
> and also don't see the advanced search link. I tweeted last hoping for
> answers and got only one response about using the "classic mode." So where
> do I find that?
> I really, really need to be able to use the advanced feature of Google so
> any help would be much appreciated. Is anyone else seeing this barebones
> Google homepage or have any of you heard anything about this?
> Thank you for your help.
> Hope Leman, MLIS
> Research Information Technologist
> Center for Health Research and Quality
> Samaritan Health Services
> 815 NW 9th Street
> Corvallis, OR 97330
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