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
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
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 (Find pages that link to a ppt file on the topic of GPS systems)