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ENGL 238: Young Adult Literature (Fuisz)

Fall 2022

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Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

5 Tips for Searching Google Effectively

Google's Advanced Search screen provides a number of ways to limit and refine  your search. You can use the basic Google search to help you mine the contents of some social media feeds using the following tips:

  1. Use quotation marks to get exact wording: "health inequities"
  2. Use a minus sign or hyphen to omit words from your search: vaccines -influenza
  3. Use OR to add options: healthcare OR medical care
  4. Use site: to limit to specific domains: health inequities site: twitter.com
  5. Use site: plus a country code to search by geographic area: refugee site: FR

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