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  • 1. Advanced Google Search Tips John Britto
  • 2. Advanced Google Search Tips
    • filetype:
    • (doc, pdf, ppt, xls, rtf)
    • * (asterisk)
    • ~ (tilde)
    • allintitle:
    • inurl:
    • allinurl:
  • 3. Advanced Google Search Tips
    • filetype:
    • (doc, pdf, ppt, xls, rtf)
      • Find a Powerpoint presentation about using DVDs in English language teaching.
      • Intitle:dvd English filetype:ppt
      • or ~dvd English filetype:ppt
  • 4. Advanced Google Search Tips
    • Task for filefype:
      • Find a lesson plan for multiple intelligences in Powerpoint format.
      • filetype:ppt “lesson plan” “multiple intelligences”
  • 5. Advanced Google Search Tips
    • * (asterisk)
      • Find Mr Vladimir Putin’s middle name.
      • “ Vladimir * Putin”
  • 6. Advanced Google Search Tips
    • Task for *
      • Find what kind of food David Eastment likes most.
      • “ David Eastment” likes *food
  • 7. Advanced Google Search Tips
    • ~ (tilde)
      • There is a journal hosted by an American university about technology and how it can be used to learn language. Can you find it?
      • site:edu intitle:technology ~language ~journal
  • 8. Advanced Google Search Tips
    • Task for ~
      • There is a journal hosted by an American university about technology and how it can be used to learn language. Can you find it?
    • site:edu intitle:technology ~language ~journal
  • 9. Advanced Google Search Tips
    • allintitle:
      • Find documents that have both “google” and search in the title.
      • allintitle:google search
  • 10. Advanced Google Search Tips
    • Task for allintitle:
      • I can find about 925 pages with “taiwan” and “history” in the title. How many would I get if I widen the search with ~ ?
      • intitle:Taiwan intitle:~history
  • 11. Advanced Google Search Tips
    • inurl:
      • Find documents that mention the word ”google” in their url, and mention “search” anywhere in the document (url or no).
      • inurl:google search
  • 12. Advanced Google Search Tips
    • Task 1 for inurl:
      • Search Lionel Ritchie’s song “Say you say me” in mp3.
      • inurl:mp3 “say you say me”
  • 13. Advanced Google Search Tips
    • Task 2 for inurl:
      • Search the lyric of Lionel Ritchie’s song “Say you say me” .
      • inurl:lirics “say you say me”
  • 14. Advanced Google Search Tips
    • allinurl:
    • =intitle:google intitle:search
      • Search documents that have only “google” and “search” in the url.
      • allinurl:google search
  • 15. Advanced Google Search Tips
    • Task for allinurl:
      • Search a dictionary that will offer the definition and origin of the Pandora’s Box.
      • allinurl:electronics pandora
  • 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 "love me tender" 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. 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:"nike" 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)
  • 18. Thank you for your attention!