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    Unit3advgoogle Unit3advgoogle Presentation Transcript

    • 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