Tips for Using Search Engines
The more keywords you include in a search, the smaller the amount of results that will be returned and greater the likelihood that those returned will be relevant to your needs.
The + placed in front of a word, indicates that no matter what information is returned, that word must be present. The – placed in front of a word, indicates that no matter what information is returned, that word must not be present.
Placing a group of words in quotations, means that group of words, or phrase will always be searched for in that order.
Most search engines provide advanced search features that allow one to search for information, by format, date, or URL. Look this information in the help menu of your favorite search engine.
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