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Tips & Tricks

Google Web Search

Web Search Tips and Tricks

Here are sme tried and true web search methods that will work in virtually any search engine and directory, along with a few basic web search skills you need to have in order to have truly successful web searches. 

Not all Search Engines Are Equal

An article comparing two popular search engines - Google and DuckDuckGo - with pros and cons including different levels of privacy, speed, and accuracy.

How to Search on Google

Many articles from Google on how to do effective searches, including a form for doing Advanced Searches.

How to Get the Best Results From Your Searches

Understanding the differences between searching on the Web, in databases, and in library catalogs will help you get the best results from your searches.