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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 -


Country codes -


Search by filetype


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