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Research Skills: Searching

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Smarter Google Searches


Try these tricks: 

How it works: Searches only particular websites

Examples: site:edu, site:gov

How it works: searches for an exact phrase

Examples: "winter is coming" results in this phrase

How it works: excludes a particular word 

Examples: bass - fishing will result in a search not related to fishing












For more examples, click on the image below.

Selecting the Right Number of Keywords