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					                                          The Amazing Art of Google Search Course: Cheat Sheet 2009

    Here's a quick list of some popular tools to help refine and improve your search. For additional help with Google Web
    Search or any other Google product, you can visit the main Google Help page.

OPERATORS                                FINDS PAGES CONTAINING...
history boulder                          the words history and Boulder
Plato OR Aristotle                       either the word Plato or the word Aristotle
"Internet safety at home"                the exact phrase Internet safety at home
virus –computer                          the word virus but NOT the word computer
+sock                                    only the word sock, and not the plural or any tenses or synonyms
~auto loan                               loan info for both the word auto and its synonyms: truck, car, etc.
                                         wildcard: the words Obama said and about Israel separated by one or more
Obama said * about Israel
                                         words

ONE-WORDS                                FINDS...

define:computer                          definitions of the word computer from around the Web.
convert 25 weeks to hours                converts 25 weeks into hours.
movies 80027                             locates movies showing in your zipcode.
weather fargo                            shows the weather in a location.
phone Boulder Rec                        provides the requested phone number.
map Lamar, CO                            provides a map of the desired location..
translate door to Spanish                translates the word door into Spanish.
flight 421 Frontier                      finds flight details for the desired flight.
pizza Superior                           locates pizza restuarants in your town or zipcode (or anything else)

CALCULATOR FUNCTIONS                     MEANING              TYPE INTO SEARCH BOX
+                                        addition             45 + 39
-                                        subtraction          45 – 39
*                                        multiplication       45 * 39
/                                        division             45 / 39
% of                                     percentage of        45% of 39
^                                        raise to a power     2^5    (2 to the 5th power)


SPECIFIERS                               MEANING              WHAT TO ENTER (& DESCRIPTION OF RESULTS)
                                         Search one           admission site:www.stanford.edu
site:
                                         website              (Search Stanford Univ. site for admissions info)
                                         Search one           global warming site:aq
site: (by domain)
                                         domain               (Search for global warming only in Antartica.)
                                         Search one           GPS tutorial filetype:ppt
filetype:
                                         filetype             (Find pages that link to a ppt file on the topic of GPS systems)
                                                              Museum intitle:”Dali”
Intitle:

				
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