Googling : How to search with Google


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How to search with Google


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Google Search : 

Google Search

Basic Components of Google : 

Basic Components of Google Search box to key in search words Advanced Search Option Search options web or Images or news etc. Regional language search options Automatically takes you to first search result of Google Results in multiple web page options to view To change default search settings

Start the search : 

1.Type KEY words to search 2. More words related to your topic will give better results 3. Use only KEY words. Avoid sentences Start the search for the purpose of demonstration I will use the word Manager

Understand the results 3 key Components : 

Understand the results 3 key Components Link to the web site and its title Click here to reach the site Brief contents of the web site. Scan through if it meets your search. May give a brief idea of the content in the website Address of the website

Select Options : 

1.Be specific 2. Each component gives varied Results 3. Use only KEY words. Avoid sentences Use drop down for more options Select Options

Search results of the options : 

Search results of the options Web Images News Books

Options to narrow results : 

Options to narrow results 1.Advanced Search 2.Options to select Language 3.Options search file format to narrow search results Use exact Phrase to Narrow results

Saving search for reference : 

Saving search for reference If It is a web site, Option 1: Add to favorites for further reference Option 2: Save the file as .mht file File >>Save as >> Webarchive , singlefile file(*.mht) If File type is specified in advanced search, Right click and “ save target as”

Using words to search : 

Using words to search and… or… not Using AND between words shows Web pages with information using both words Using OR between words shows web pages with information using either of the words or both the words Using NOT between words excludes the word after NOT Use quotes to Search an exact Phrase Eg: “Manager worker” shows web sites with exact phrase Use wildcards like * for missing words Eg: “Harry potter and *” shows all the stories that start with “Harry potter and”

Using Commands to search : 

Using Commands to search Use these commands (without quotes) in the search window. “ intitle: ” Find sites with one search term in the title. “ allintitle: ” Find sites with all search terms in the title. “ filetype: ” Specify a type of document to search. Note that a colon : follows the command

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Use of command – intitle: Results of using command gave me sites with manager in the web site name Use of command – allintitle: Results showed me web sites with both manager and worker in their site name Use of command – filetype: Here I gave filetype: as GIF so the results are the links to Gif with manager in the neme!

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