This is not a book by Daniel M. Russell nor is it affiliated with him, but it is an independent publication published by Jason Godwin the author of the summary that summarized the book in detail.About the book:A Google researcher reveals the art of online searching, offering tips and tricks on how best to use resources like Google and Wikipedia—plus fun facts and fascinating storiesEveryone is familiar with the process of using a search engine to look something up online. We Google it—Japan population or Nobel Peace Prize or poison ivy or whatever we need to know—so frequently that we have turned the most well-known search engine into a verb. However, simply knowing how to Google something doesn’t qualify us as search experts; there are many other things we can do to gain access to the vast body of internet knowledge. Daniel Russell demonstrates how to conduct effective online research in his book The Joy of Search. We only need to be familiar with some fundamental techniques; we don’t need to be computer whizzes or researchers looking up arcane data.Russell clearly shows these techniques by conducting step-by-step searches for answers to a variety of intriguing questions, ranging from what is the wrong side of a towel? to what is the most likely way you will die? Along the way, readers will discover essential tools for conducting effective online searches—as well as some fascinating facts and stories.Russell describes how to frame search queries to yield information and how to use resources such as Google Earth, Google Scholar, Wikipedia, and Wikimedia. He demonstrates when to use double quotes around search terms, how to use the operator (*), why metadata is important, and how to triangulate information from multiple sources. Readers will have the definitive answer to why the best online searches involve more than just typing a few words into Google by the end of this engaging journey of discovery.