Archive for September 18th, 2009

Dating Google

The following is taken from the The Internet Tourbus, Vol. 15, No. 57, September 17, 2009:

When you search for something in Google, you normally have no idea how old the results are.  The highest-ranked results may obsolete or not relevant to you, because of Google’s page-ranking criteria.  Wouldn’t it be cool if Google let you find documents based on their age, or search for Web pages that were created in a specific date range?

Thanks to a relatively new Google search feature, now you can search Google by date and time. Here’s the scoop on date-based searching…

SEARCH GOOGLE BY DATE

Roper Center iPOLL Database

The Roper Center is the largest archive of public opinion data in existence and it’s now available to you in an easy to access database. Try it out— 

Roper Center’s iPOLL dabase: a comprehensive database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the US since 1935.  

http://roperweb.ropercenter.uconn.edu/iPOLL/login/ipoll_login.html

This membership includes on demand access to the full datasets required to conduct secondary analyses on surveys archive at the Center.   Also included is a monthly “Topics at a Glance” section that offers a generous sampling of related polling data and details of survey datasets held by the Roper Center, along with articles previously published in Public Perspective magazine.  Access is limited to University of Virginia users or others with institutional subscriptions.


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