[Libs-Or] Request for help with Google weirdness
rigby at uoregon.edu
Fri Oct 28 12:43:07 PDT 2011
You'll also find that they've just recently eliminated their + feature
that allowed you to prioritize words in your search... someone gave them
the idea that people don't actually know what they're searching for.
Assistant Professor, Social Sciences Librarian
Anthropology, Sociology, Ethnic Studies,& Clark Honors College
141, Knight Library
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
rigby at uoregon.edu
On 10/28/2011 12:00 PM, libs-or-request at listsmart.osl.state.or.us wrote:
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> Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 10:41:33 -0700
> From: Meredith Farkas<mfarkas at pdx.edu>
> To: Hope Leman<hleman at samhealth.org>
> Cc:"libs-or at listsmart.osl.state.or.us"
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> 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
> (503)725-4577 http://library.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
>> > (541) 768-5712
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