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Advanced Google Search Tips John Britto
Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>filetype: </li></ul><ul><li>(doc, pdf, ppt, xls, rtf) </li></ul><ul><li>* (asterisk) <...
Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>filetype:  </li></ul><ul><li>(doc, pdf, ppt, xls, rtf) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find a Po...
Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>Task for   filefype: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find a lesson plan for multiple intelligenc...
Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>* (asterisk) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find Mr Vladimir Putin’s middle name. </li></ul></u...
Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>Task for  * </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find what kind of food David  Eastment likes most. <...
Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>~ (tilde)  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There is a journal hosted by an American university a...
Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>Task for ~ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There is a journal hosted by an American university a...
Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>allintitle:   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find documents that have both “google” and search ...
Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>Task for  allintitle: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I can find about 925 pages with “taiwan” a...
Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>inurl: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find documents that mention the word ”google” in their ur...
Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>Task 1 for  inurl: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search Lionel Ritchie’s song “Say you say me”...
Advanced Google Search Tips   <ul><li>Task 2 for  inurl: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search the lyric of Lionel Ritchie’s song “...
Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>allinurl: </li></ul><ul><li>=intitle:google intitle:search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Searc...
Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>Task for  allinurl: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search a dictionary that will offer the defi...
        info:www.websearch.about.com info:  (find info about a page) safesearch:breast cancer safesearch:  (exclude adult ...
weather:97132 weather: (get local weather) stocks:ncesa stocks: (get a stock quote) movie:wallace and gromit 97110 movie: ...
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  1. 1. Advanced Google Search Tips John Britto
  2. 2. Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>filetype: </li></ul><ul><li>(doc, pdf, ppt, xls, rtf) </li></ul><ul><li>* (asterisk) </li></ul><ul><li>~ (tilde) </li></ul><ul><li>allintitle: </li></ul><ul><li>inurl: </li></ul><ul><li>allinurl: </li></ul>
  3. 3. Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>filetype: </li></ul><ul><li>(doc, pdf, ppt, xls, rtf) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find a Powerpoint presentation about using DVDs in English language teaching. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intitle:dvd English filetype:ppt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>or ~dvd English filetype:ppt </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>Task for filefype: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find a lesson plan for multiple intelligences in Powerpoint format. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>filetype:ppt “lesson plan” “multiple intelligences” </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>* (asterisk) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find Mr Vladimir Putin’s middle name. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Vladimir * Putin” </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>Task for * </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find what kind of food David Eastment likes most. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ David Eastment” likes *food </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>~ (tilde) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There is a journal hosted by an American university about technology and how it can be used to learn language. Can you find it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>site:edu intitle:technology ~language ~journal </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>Task for ~ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There is a journal hosted by an American university about technology and how it can be used to learn language. Can you find it? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>site:edu intitle:technology ~language ~journal </li></ul>
  9. 9. Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>allintitle: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find documents that have both “google” and search in the title. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>allintitle:google search </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>Task for allintitle: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I can find about 925 pages with “taiwan” and “history” in the title. How many would I get if I widen the search with ~ ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>intitle:Taiwan intitle:~history </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>inurl: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find documents that mention the word ”google” in their url, and mention “search” anywhere in the document (url or no). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>inurl:google search </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>Task 1 for inurl: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search Lionel Ritchie’s song “Say you say me” in mp3. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>inurl:mp3 “say you say me” </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>Task 2 for inurl: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search the lyric of Lionel Ritchie’s song “Say you say me” . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>inurl:lirics “say you say me” </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>allinurl: </li></ul><ul><li>=intitle:google intitle:search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search documents that have only “google” and “search” in the url. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>allinurl:google search </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Advanced Google Search Tips <ul><li>Task for allinurl: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search a dictionary that will offer the definition and origin of the Pandora’s Box. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>allinurl:electronics pandora </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16.         info:www.websearch.about.com info: (find info about a page) safesearch:breast cancer safesearch: (exclude adult content) bosnia daterange:200508-200510 daterange: (search within specific date range) nokia phone $200...$300 #...# (search within a number range) link:www.lifehacker.com link: (find linked pages) site:websearch.about.com “invisible web” site: (search only one website) 45 celsius in Fahrenheit old in new (conversion) raise to a power; 4^18 (4 to the eighteenth power) ^ percentage; 50% of 100 % of division; 978/456 / multiplication; 978*456 * subtraction; 978-456 - addition; 978+456 + the words how now cow separated by one or more words how now * cow definitions of the word serendipity define:serendipity looks up the word auto and synonyms ~auto movie title including the number 2 Toy Story +2 the word printer but NOT the word cartridge printer -cartridge the exact phrase love me tender &quot;love me tender&quot; either the word sailing or the word boating sailing OR boating the words nokia and phone nokia phone Finds Pages That Have... Google Shortcut
  17. 17. weather:97132 weather: (get local weather) stocks:ncesa stocks: (get a stock quote) movie:wallace and gromit 97110 movie: (search for showtimes) rphonebook:Joe Smith Seattle WA rphonebook: (find residential phone numbers) bphonebook:Intel OR bphonebook: (find business phone numbers) phonebook:Google CA phonebook: (find a phone number) book The Lord of the Rings book (search book text) allintext:north pole allintext: (return pages with all words specified in body text) intext:parlor intext: (search for keyword in body text) site:.br “rio de Janeiro” site:country code (restrict search to country) site:.edu, site:.gov, site:.org, etc. site:.edu (specific domain search) inurl:chewbacca inurl: (restrict search to page URLs) allintitle:&quot;nike&quot; running allintitle: (search for keywords in page title) zoology filetype:ppt filetype: (restrict search to specific filetype) cache:google.com cache: (view cached page) related:www.websearch.about.com related: (related pages)
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