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Jessie Ball duPont Library

Internet Searching

How to use the Internet more effectively

How to Search in Google (and other Search Engines)

Many search engines have tricks and tools to help you as you search. Try some of these out to make Google search smarter:

Punctuation & Symbols

Some punctuation marks mean certain functions for a search engine. Do you know what they mean?

Site Limiters

Did you know that you can control the type of sites which Google searches? Try these out.