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free “big data” sources

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 11th December 2014

The Free ‘Big Data’ Sources Everyone Should Know, click here.
US Census Bureau click here.
European Union Open Data Portal, click here., click here.
The CIA World Factbook, click here., click here.
NHS Health and Social Care Information Centre, click here.
Amazon Web Services public datasets, click here.
Facebook Graph, click here.
Gapminder, click here.
Google Trends, click here.
Google Finance, click here.
Google Books Ngrams, click here.
National Climatic Data Center, click here.
DBPedia, click here.
Topsy, click here.
Likebutton, click here.
New York Times, click here.
Freebase, click here.
Million Song Data Set, click here.

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Google Search Strategies

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th October 2014

Great Google Search Strategies Every Student Can Use РInfographic

Google Search Strategies


Vicki Davis shared this Google Search Modifiers Poster

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Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 9th May 2013

Notes by Robin Ewing regarding the MnPALS Plus session by Melissa Prescott and Tina Gross at:


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