Visual Aids for Search

Just when you think you know what you’re doing on the Web, along comes another tool. In Borrowing from the Library to Support Workplace Learning, Michele Martin gives some great advice and links to several tools. She mentions the Google Wonder Wheel, which I hadn’t heard about, though it’s been right in front of my nose. It’s a quick way to get an understanding of what makes up a field of practice or a subject area and here are two examples:

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3 Responses to “Visual Aids for Search”

  1. Ruchi

    Thank you Harold for blogging about this feature. I though have started using options ( it is hidden) in Google search but never tried Wonder wheel.

    It is an amazing feature and i think will improve my productivity while doing Research/Search.



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