Truly spectacular internet searching by Nathan Rosen March 5 2014

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Published on March 5, 2014

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Training on how to most effectively conduct internet searching via Google, Bing, Twitter, Topsy, Way Back Machine, alerts and watches on pages.

March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching Nathan Rosen Library Research Manager © 2014 Dechert LLP 2299251_2_ADM

Internet = warehouse of books but thrown together with no order Google/Bing is how you find the needle in a haystack March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 2

Google Usage Survey Do you know how to ….  Exclude words from your search  Find pages that include all of the words in that exact order  Limit results to a precise time range  Locate PowerPoint slides on a particular topic  Search only within a particular url site  Set up alert for new Internet pages  Find pages that link to a particular site  Find a page no longer on the Internet but was back in 2011  Set up a free alert to find out when a particular Internet page changes March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 3

Truly Effective Internet Searching  Basic Google Search  Google Alerts  Advance Google Search  BING  Google Books  Twitter/Topsy  Google Scholar  Wayback Machine – Internet Archive  Google Images  Internet alerts March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 4

5 questions to ask on every page Who When Why What Legal authority March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 5

3 steps to tame the Information Overload Set a time limit Set your expectations Capture results March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 6

Helpful hints Use human filters Write answer you hoping to receive Identify key sources Pause frequently to reevaluate March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 7

Google – Search with additional words March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 8

Pull down additional options March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 9

Location – Address or “10036 map” March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 10

Useful direct searches  Calculator – enter math equation into search box  Track packages – enter UPS, FedEx, or USPS tracking number & shows status of shipment  Number conversions – converts any measurements – miles to km  Define words – “define: loquaciousness”  Locate by file type – “filetype:ppt”  Search specific site – “site:nytimes.com”  Sites that link to particular site – “link:dechert.com”  Include synonyms – place ~ in front of term March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 11

Advanced Google Search ALL EXACT ANY NONE March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 12

Advanced Google Search Narrowing results March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 13

Advanced Google Commands  Asterisk – “solar * panels”  In title – “intitle:carbon capture”  In url – “inurl: “carbon capture”  Repeat important search terms  Change the order of your terms  Change one of your search terms March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 14

Search Settings March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 15

Verbatim Exact words in that exact order March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 16

Google Advanced News March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 17

Dechert plus location: phil March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 18

Google Books March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 19

Google Books - Searching March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 20

Google Scholar March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 21

Articles by person Limitations Articles citing person Full text Abstracts Citations to articles Citations March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 22

Google – Images - Searching March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 23

Google – Images March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 24

Search syntax Flickr Advanced Search Content type Date Copyright March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 25

Google Alerts March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 26

March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 27

More Google options March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 28

Still more Google IP Paralegals C&S and FSG Paralegals March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 29

BING * different results, * different order, * different web sites located March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 30

Check out their Twitter feed March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 31

Search on Twitter’s Advanced Search form March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 32

Twitter results March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 33

Search on Topsy March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 34

Topsy – Trend analysis March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 35

Wayback Machine www.archive.org March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 36

March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 37

Dechert’s web site as it appeared in 2005 March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 38

Finding original 2005 Dechert press release March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 39

Internet page watch www.watchthatpage.com March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 40

Watch That Page March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 41

Alternative Internet page watch www.changedetection.com March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 42

Change Detection March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 43

Internet Searching Resources  Edward Appel, Internet Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and OpenSource Intelligence (CRC Press 2011)  Karen Hartman, Searching and Researching on the Internet and the World Wide Web, 5th ed (Franklin Beedle 2010)  Randolph Hock, The Extreme Searcher’s Internet Handbook: A Guide for the Serious Searcher (Information Today 2013)  Carole Levitt, Google for Lawyers: Essential Search Tips and Productivity Tools (ABA 2010)  Stephen Spencer, Google Power Search (O’Reilly Media 2011)  Don MacLeod, How to Find Out Anything: From Extreme Google Searches to Scouring Government Documents, a Guide to Uncovering Anything About Everyone and Everything (Prentice Hall 2012) March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 44

Handout Google Search Operators March 5, 2014 Truly Spectacular Internet Searching 45

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