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Research Ready: Google Tips

Quick Tips - Google

We all know how to Google, and some of you have probably been Googling as long as you've been walking and talking, but check out these tips for more refined searches and better results. 

Use Google's own Advice on How to search on Google

 

Use Google's Tips page to Do More with Google

 

Limit your search by using domains

Site level

 

Top level domains - http://www.learnthenet.com/how-to/understand-domain-names

 

Country codes - http://goes.gsfc.nasa.gov/text/web_country_codes.html

 

Search by filetype

 

Use the built-in filters and search tools once you have results