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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Easy Intro to Google Search

See introduction to Google search here:

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Google Search Exercise

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Complete a search from one of the types of Google searches.  Suggested:    use one of the following operators:

"    "   [quotes:  exact phrase]

-  [exclude term]

*  [field query]

OR [boolean operator to search synonyms]

related:    [seach for related sites]

                Top 3 sites?    How did your search terms work with the search?


Google Operators

What does the Google operator   -  do?


Google Operators

What does the * [asterik] do in a search?


PowerPoint Advanced Google Search


More Advanced Search Techniques


Boolean Operators

Boolean Operators include:

AND       requires both terms to be included

drug AND abuse

OR         requires either of the terms to be found in results

drug OR abuse

NOT       eliminates a term.   Not often used in Google search


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