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1 Dont Just Search… Find Something! Senior Corps Technology Center

2 Search Engines & Directories Difference between the two types Difference between the two types Many sites include both a search engine and a directory. Examples include: Many sites include both a search engine and a directory. Examples include: Google Google Yahoo! Yahoo! AltaVista AltaVista Librarians Index to the Internet lii.org Librarians Index to the Internet lii.orglii.org Today, well be reviewing Google in-depth Today, well be reviewing Google in-depth

3 Google Google Services – click more >> for a listing of those services Google Services – click more >> for a listing of those services Google Local News Search Special Searches University Search Web Search Wireless Language Tools Answers Answers Catalogs Catalogs Directory Directory Froogle Froogle Groups Groups Images Images Google Labs Google Labs

4 Google Web Search Keyboard Shortcuts: Understand AND (all words) vs. OR (any words) Understand AND (all words) vs. OR (any words) Use +, - for more precise searching Use +, - for more precise searching Order of terms may affect results Order of terms may affect results Use quotes for exact phrases Use quotes for exact phrases

5 Google Web Search Advanced Search Menu Language Language File Format File Format Date Date Specified Site Specified Site Similar Pages Similar Pages (see link for Advanced Search Tips) Advanced Search TipsAdvanced Search Tips

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