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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.

Using Google

This Research Guide will not only explain how to use Google Advanced Search, but also give you tips and tricks for searching Google most efficiently. Please contact us with any questions you may have.

How to Access & Use Google Advanced Search

Google Advanced Search gives you more options than a regular Google Search. You filter your results prior to searching by specifying language, time period, domain (.org, .edu), and file type (.pdf). There are also instructions for how to do this in the regular Google search box.

Google advanced search screen

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