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Easy Intro to Google Search

See introduction to Google search here:   http://www.google.com/insidesearch/tipstricks/all.html

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Google Search Exercise

Go to https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/136861

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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