Appendix 11 Google Search Tools

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Appendix 11: Google Search Tools7

 

Search images, video:

images.google.com video.google.com (or click the links at the top of the page)

 

 

Maps:

maps.google.com

 

 

Exclude words:

[salsa -tomatoes] searches for salsa without tomatoes. Might also find pages about salsa dancing, or music! Find entire phrase:

 

 

["I have a dream"] Looks for that exact string of words. Use sparingly, as this limits your search results. Definitions:

 

 

[define:moa] finds definition for moa (its an extinct flightless bird) Restrict search to certain site:

 

 

[Maybach site:cars.com] search for Maybach just at cars Find a type of file:

 

 

[brainstorm filetype:PDF] finds PDF's with brainstorm in them Find information within a url:

 

 

[site: apple.com iphone]search for information about iphone only in the apple.com website Find sites that link to another site:

 

 

[link: paly.net] what are the other websites that have a link to the site you are looking for? Synonyms:

 

 

[~car]searches with similar words Restrict results, with choices (either/or):

 

 

[ vacation (london OR paris) ] find vacations in london or france Price range: (special note: only 2 dots, NOT 3... )

 

 

[ DVD player $50..$200 ] find DVD players that cost between $50 and $200 Find databases:

 

 

[algae database] searches for databases about algae Weather:

 

 

[weather 94306] the weather in palo alto, ca


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Stock Quotes:

[GOOG] (stock ticker name) Time in another city:

 

 

[time athens, greece] enter time, city Sports scores:

 

 

[Indiana Pacers] shows latest games scores Calculator:

 

 

[34+678=] does the calculation Book:

 

 

[Jane Austen] finds books by this author Unit conversions:

 

 

[seconds in 5 minutes] does the conversion Spelling:

 

 

[conciept] asks "Did you mean conceipt?" Local information:

 

 

[Vietnamese food 94306] shows a list of vietnamese restaurants in the zip code Movie information:

 

 

[movies 94306] lists movies playing in the area Flight Status:

 

 

[American Airlines 126] gives flight status information Convert Currency:

 

 

[100 dollars in pesos] does the conversion Enter area code to find location:

 

 

[650] tells you the geographic location

 

 

Here are a couple more websites that will give you further information about even more Google Search Tools:

1. http://www.google.com/intl/en/options/

 2. http://www.google.com/landing/searchtips/#helpcenter

 

 

Reference: Google for Educators

 

 

 


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