at the College of Charleston North Campus & Lowcountry Graduate Center

Google Tips from TeachThought

Google Like a Boss

Accessing .gov sites during the government shutdown

The government shutdown has made some websites essential to your research unavailable. Follow this article for a few suggestions of how to access some sites.


I love YouTube for tutorials on how to do almost anything (Boolean searching, quadratic equations), but my son just told me about a new tutorial site.

is more do-it-yourself and project focused than educational, but it might be a great place to visit for class projects or your Halloween costumes!

New for Continuing Education or Professional Development

New for Fall. The College of Charleston is offering short courses online to improve your skills for personal, educational or professional purposes. They also provide you with the convenience of being able to learn anywhere, anytime!
To learn more about these 6 week courses, visit
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A Vision of the Future

Author David Brin predicted Google glass. What else does he say?
Google glass

Your Librarian is on Vacation

While your librarian is vacationing, please access reference help from your home institutions (where you pay your tuition) following the links on the right of the screen. Look for the Ask, or Ask Us! Tab or link.
I will return Monday, July 8.
Happy summer!
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Critical Elements for Your Resume

5 Critical Elements of Any Résumé
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Mapping U.S. (and us) through Technology

Another fascinating project using tweets to map hate in the United States.

The Charleston area is not a hotspot, thank goodness.
The main site is:

The Geography of Hate map is:

Mobile Lives of College Students

Does this graphic reflect your life? (Please don’t use your phone in the bathroom!).

Please include attribution to with this graphic.

Mobile Lives of Online Colleges


Get More out of Google

Infographic: Get More Out Of Google


Click the image for a great reminder of how to search Google more effectively from