Google Workshop Webliography

Websites and references from the Better Searching with Google workshop.

Websites

www.google.com - good old Google

froogle.google.com - Froogle, Google's shopping portal

catalogs.google.com - Google Catalogs

www.google.com/ie - barest bones Google interface

www.google.com/holidaylogos.html - All about those cool holiday logos and who creates them; also, click on the term "Fan Logos" on the left side to see user created versions as well.

Goofy Googling

www.alltooflat.com/geeky/elgoog/ - The Google Mirror website, not affiliated with Goole, but uses Google's index in a fun (and legal) way

www.Google.com/press/zeitgeist.html - Google Zeitgeist - a snapshot of search activity in Google, trends, and other miscellaneous observations

www.googlewhack.com - A googlewhack is a set of keywords that produce one and only one result when Googled - go ahead and see if you can make one up.

www.onfocus.com/googlesmack/down.asp - Google Smackdown - pit two keywords or phrases against each other and see which one wins (that is, has the most results from the Google index)

Books

Hill, Brad. Google for dummies. Wiley Publishing, c2003.

Calishain, Tara and Rael Dornfest. Google hacks. O'Reilly, 2003.

Schnieder, Fritz. How to do everything with Google. McGraw-Hill, 2004.

Milstein, Sarah, and Rael Dornfest. Google : the missing manual. O'Reilly, 2004.