CSLA Google Custom Search Presentation 111407 by mercy2beans119

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									 Custom Search Engine:
   Create a personalized
search engine incorporating
     editorial expertise

                  Michelle Simon Fromme
                       David Boxer

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                    Our Plan
 • An Overview of
   GCSE
 • How can itschools?
   utilized in
               be

 • Affordances and
   Constraints
 • Real-world examples
 • HowGCSE your
   own
        to create

 • Q/A                                    2



           What is GCSE?
 •   Search creators (and
     collaborators) select the
     public websites to
     include in the search
     results

 •   Creators can restrict the
     results to certain sites

 •   Prioritize the results

 •   Refine results with
     “Topics”


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                 Why was the
                 CSE created?
  • A Google Co-Op Project
  • “PageRank:” author (e.g.but not necessarily
    expertise of
                 Popularity,
                             Wikipedia dilemma)
  • Subject area-specific searching: results
    Reduce duplicates and narrow
  • AdSense ($)

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                    Comparison
Affordances                       Constraints

Selective editorial expertise     Where does InfoLit fit?

Promotes collaboration -          Authorship? / Gatekeeper?
among educators and students
                                  Do students understand the
Hosted search engine by           difference between CSE and
Google                            Google?
Google Marker: easily add sites   The sources are hidden from
                                  view

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                CSE: In action




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      Results




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Embedded: In action




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   CSE: In action




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                     Results




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    Customized Features
•   Look and Feel

•   Customized Results

•   Search Refinements

•   Aggregate disparate sites

•   Community
    Collaboration



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                 Oversight




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    Where is this useful?

•   Blog

•   Wiki

•   Webpage

•   iGoogle:
    Google Gadget




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     Blogs: Real Climate




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     Wiki Collaboration




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Wiki Collaboration




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Wiki Collaboration




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Wiki Collaboration




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     Building a
Custom Search Engine


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How can you imagine
  using this in your
 library or school?


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Can CSE help librarians
  teach information
    literacy skills?


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What features might be
 useful to make this a
  more useful tool?


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