Unit 3:Search EnginesGoogle Advanced SearchTechniques
Google filetype: Advanced related: Operators* allintext: These operators work with your keywords in a allintitle: basic Google search box allinurl: to locate websites that better match your topic site: than typing in keywords alone. ..-
filetype: Findspecific file types on the web, such as pdf, ppt, xls, jpegTo use: type keyword followed by filetype:ppt
related: Findwebsites that are related in subject or topic to one that you have already found.To use: type related: then the url of thewebsite
* The fill in the blank operator lets you leave blank spaces in your searching, such as when searching for song lyrics or a quote where you can’t remember all the words.To use: replace words in your search with *
allintext:allintitle:allinurl:These three are very similar as they tell Googlewhere to look for the keywords. allintext all keywords must be in the text allintitle all the keywords must be in the title allinurl all the keywords must be in the URLTo use: allinurl: followed by the keywords
site:This operator lets you tell Google where to lookfor websites. You can either type in an entiresite or a type of site (.gov, .edu, .org, etc.)To use: type in keywords site:.nytimes.com
..These operators are used to indicate arange of numbers to be searched.To use: place the .. between to numbers toindicate the range.
-Ignore sites or don’t include sites in theresults that have the words in them.To use: place – followed by the word orphrase you don’t want.
Phrase Advanced searching Search - Google Unwanted words Google has an advanced Language search link that you can find on the bottom of the page after selection you have done a basic search. Site selection Advanced searching is available on most search File type engines, and is not limit to researcher use, anyone can Number range use them. Advanced searching Similar sites gives you more options and a better chance at finding what Pages that link you are looking for. to a certain Some of them are represented page by operators discussed in the previous slides.
Google Books Books.google.com Three view types Preview (Limited view of the book, can only see some of the book) Full view (see all of the book) Google e-book (cost $) Also has an Advanced Search
Google Books Cont.When looking at Google books you can do thefollowing: Find a copy in a bookstore Find a copy in a library (uses worldcat.org) View lists of websites that have made reference to the book. If it is fully viewable you can download a PDF. View other editions, which may have more pages available for reading. Books.google.com
Google Scholar Scholar.google.com Set library preferences to IVC and will let you know when an article is in our databases. Find scholarly articles (but sometimes at a cost). Advanced searching: can look by dates; can look for related articles. Under information about the article: Cited by – shows how many articles refer to it in their research, clicking on it will display those articles.
Stock quotes Type in the ticker symbol Convert measurement # and unit of measure Sunrise and sunset Type sunrise and name of city Define: Define:unknown word Additional tools– Time Type time and name fast facts of country. These can be used in the basic For Checking your Google search box. The are spelling useful for finding out ~ in front of a word will information that you just need tell Google to search for a quick answer. synonyms