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Google Advanced Search & Google Shortcuts

Take advantage of Google's Advanced Search which will focus your search precisely on the subject, sources, date, and format of the information you're seeking.

Google, Privacy, and Bias

The results you get in your Google searches may vary depending on your search history and location. If you don't want these factors to alter your results, try the following things:

  • Do your search as normal. On the results page, add this code to the end of the URL: &pws=0
  • Clear your search history
  • Sign out of Google/Gmail
  • Use a search engine that doesn't record your search history, such as StartPage or Duckduckgo

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