The Thing10 module reminded me of another Google tool I recently discovered called ‘What do you love?‘ This featured in Sauers & Burns (2014) book: Google search secrets.
I hadn’t heard of it before and it’s a bit like Scoop.it – you enter a topic into the search box and it returns results from multiple Google platforms: News, Blogs, Books, Groups etc. Here’s a search I did using ‘Auckland’ as the topic:
I tried another search using ‘Kaupapa Māori’ though it returned mostly Kura Kaupapa within the results. With a slight tweak to my keywords, I retried using ‘Māori methodology’ and retrieved a slightly better set of results:
It seems to work quite well with more general topics such as libraries, or New Zealand. Have you tried WDYL?
Sauers, M. P., & Burns, C. (2014). Google search secrets. Chicago: ALA Neal-Schuman.