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Google & Google Scholar

Google is a powerful search engine that offers quick and easy web searching. Use the tips and tricks provided in this guide to get the most your of your Google search.

Google offers many different search services for locating information within a specific genre or field of study.

Service Description
Scholar
http://scholar.google.com
Search for scholarly works, include abstracts. 
Maps
http://maps.google.com
View maps, driving directions, and search for local businesses and services
Google Finance
http://finance.google.com
Search Business info, news, and interactive charts
News
https://news.google.com
Search for news and current events
Images
http://images.google.com
Search for artwork, photographs, and images.
Google Books
http://books.google.com
Search the full text of books, learn where to purchase or borrow
Google Blogs
http://blogsearch.google.com
Searches only blog sites.
Google US Government
http://www.google.com/igusgov
Search engine searches all US government websites (.gov, .mil) for content.
Patents
http://www.google.com/patents
Search over 7 million patents
Videos
http://video.google.com
Search videos.