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ENGWR 300 (Angel) - Web sites

Helpful Web Sites for Finding Topics

Evaluating Web Sites

Google Advanced Search

Google Advanced Search: https://www.google.com/advanced_search

With Google Advanced Search you can easily use tools such as domain limiters (edu, gov, org). You can also type in an advanced search directly into the Google search box, for example "home health care" site:gov. 

           

Google Search Statement

Results (9/21/17)

Search Strategies

Distracted driving

   1,680,000

Default Boolean AND search (it looks at the word distracted AND the word driving).

"distracted driving"

       340,000

It looks at the words as a phrase

intitle:"distracted driving"

         19,700

The phrase must be in the title.

intitle:"distracted driving" inurl:npr

              107

"distracted driving" would be in the title and the site must be National Public Radio (www.npr.org)

intitle:"distracted driving" site:.edu

             791

Site must be from an educational institution.

intitle:"distracted driving" teenagers site:.edu

             215

The word teengers is added to the previous search.

"distracted driving" site:.edu filetype:pdf

             131

Site must be a pdf from an educational institution. You might also try something like filetype:ppt