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Marijke Mayer  Identity Verified
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May 13, 2003

For anyone interested in getting the most out of the Google search engine ...



I found this on one of my forums:



Google Hacks

100 Industrial-Strength Tips and Tricks

By Tara Calishain, Rael Dornfest

February 2003

Series: Hacks

0-596-00447-8, Order Number: 4478

352 pages, $24.95 US, $38.95 CA, £17.50 UK



Google Hacks is a collection of industrial-strength, real-world, tested solutions to practical problems. This concise book offers a variety of interesting ways for power users to mine the enormous amount of information that Google has access to, and helps you have fun while doing it. You\'ll learn clever and powerful methods for using the advanced search interface and the new Google API, including how to build and modify scripts that can become custom business applications based on Google. Google Hacks contains 100 tips, tricks and scripts that you can use to become instantly more effective in your research. Each hack can be read in just a few minutes, but can save hours of searching for the right answers.

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The web site has quite a few really good hacks (and some fun ones)that you can download for free.



http://hacks.oreilly.com/pub/ht/2



If anyone has read this book, can you please let me know if it is worth our while?



Thanks,

Marijke


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xxxSimplyMe
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Any more commercial ads? May 13, 2003

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Henry Dotterer
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...anyone have any tips? May 13, 2003

Maria Farre gave few tips in this howto: http://www.proz.com/howto/3



Anyone have any more tips?


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Clarisa Moraña  Identity Verified
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to be or not to be May 13, 2003

Try to search that famous Shakesperean quote: to be or not to be



You\'ll never find it! But try it using the following:: \"+to +be +or +not +to +be\" . You\'ll have Shakespeare at your hands.



Regards,



Clarisa







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Anne Lee  Identity Verified
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Common sense May 14, 2003

Hi Marijke,



In my opinion, the \'hacks\' on that website are not \'hacks\' but just plain common sense. I would certainly not spend money on a book with more of the same.





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Lesley Clayton
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to be or not to be (alternative) May 14, 2003

Clarissa,



It\'s much quicker if you just put it in quotes:

\"to be or not to be\"


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