Google Searching Tips
by Allie H-S
Search Within a Specific Site
In your search, add site:[site address] if you only want results from one website. For instance, if you're looking for a Wikipedia page about walruses, search walruses site:en.wikipedia.org
Search by File Type
Search for results that are specific types of files by adding filetype:[three-letter file abbreviation] to your search query. For a PDF about zebras, you might say this: zebras filetype:pdf
Keep Certain Words Out
If you only want pages without certain words to come up, precede each word you don't want with a -. If you want a salsa recipe, but have something against Jamie Oliver, you could search with this: salsa recipe -jamie -oliver
Find Related Pages!
If you have a certain webpage that you like, and you want to find similar things, enter related:[webpage URL]. Really love blogs about cats? Simply search related:mycatgoma.com
Put define: in front of any word to get a definition. If you heard the word "sesquipedalian" on TV and don't know what it means, you can search define:sesquipedalian.
Every picture came from my own search from the Google homepage.
Tips and tricks from: http://www.google.com/insidesearch/tipstricks/all....
"Search Tips & Tricks." Google. Google, n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2013. <http://www.google.com/insidesearch/tipstricks/all.html>.