How to perform simple and advanced searches using google search engine
How to perform targeted searches
How to translate and personalize your searches
Different Types of Searches ….
Search can be performed either through a search engine or a directory.
A search engine is automated while a directory service is compiled by humans.
Searching with Google WEB 2.0
Searching With Google Expand the “More” link to search more content types WEB 2.0
Searching With Google Expand the “More search tools” link to see different search tools WEB 2.0
Searching with Google For advanced search options
Searching with Google By default Google returns only pages that match all your search terms.
You can tailor searches to return specific results
Google Advanced Search “…“: exact phrase e.g. "to be or not to be" -: forbidden terms e.g. cow-mad * : words starting with e.g. people* NEAR : adjacent words e.g. (stock NEAR exchange) OR: logical expression e.g. (plan OR programme)
Google Advanced Search [Site:countrycode] restricts results to a country (two letter country codes) [Filetype:] retrieves only specified formats [related:] lists web pages that are "similar" to a specified web page. [after:] modified after a given date e.g. after:DD/MM/AAAA [before:] modified before a given date e.g. before:DD/MM/AAAA
Google Advanced Search [[allintitle:] restricts the results to those with all of the query words in the title. [intitle:] restricts the results to documents containing that word in the title. [define:] provides a definition of words gathered from various online sources.