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          Basic Examples             Finds Pages Containing...
          biking Italy               the words biking and Italy
          recycle steel OR iron      information on recycling steel or recycling iron
          "I have a dream"           the exact phrase I have a dream
          salsa –dance               the word salsa but NOT the word dance
          Louis +I France            information about Louis the First (I), weeding out other kings of France
          castle ~glossary           glossaries about castles, as well as dictonaries, lists of terms, terminology, etc.
          fortune-telling            all forms of the term, whether spelled as a single word, a phrase, or hyphenated
          define:imbroglio           definitions of the word imbroglio from the Web

          Calculator                    Meaning                  Type Into Search Box
          +–*/                          basic arithmetic         12 + 34 - 56 * 7 / 8
          % of                          percentage of            45% of 39
          ^ or **                       raise to a power         2^5 or 2**5
          old units in new units        convert units            300 Euros in USD, 130 lbs in kg, or 31 in hex

          Restrict                                         What to Type Into Search Box
                        Meaning
          Search                                           (& Description of Results)
                                                           sfo bos
          city1 city2   Book flights.
                                                           (Book flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Boston (BOS).)
                        Search only one website or         Halloween site:www.census.gov
          site:
                        domain.                            (Search for information on Halloween gathered by the US Census Bureau.)
                        Search within a range of           Dave Barry pirate 2002..2006
          [#]. .[#]
                        numbers.                           (Search for Dave Barry articles mentioning pirates written in these years.)
          filetype:     Find documents of the              Form 1098-T IRS filetype:pdf
          (or ext:)     specified type.                    (Find the US tax form 1098-T in PDF format.)
                        Find linked pages, i.e., show      link:warriorlibrarian.com
          link:
                        pages that point to the URL.       (Find pages that link to Warrior Librarian's website.)

          Specialized Information Queries
                                                                           book Ender's Game
          book
                                  Search full-text of books.               (Show book-related information.
          (or books)
                                                                           Note: No colon needed after book.)
                                                                           define monopsony, what is podcast
          define, what is,        Show a definition for a word or
                                                                           (Show a definition for the words monopsony and podcast.
          what are                phrase.
                                                                           Note: No colon after define, what is, or what are.)
                                  Provide definitions for words,
                                                                           define:kerning
          define:                 phrases, and acronyms from the
                                                                           (Find definitions for kerning from the Web.)
                                  Web.
                                                                           phonebook: Disney CA
          phonebook:              Show all phonebook listings.
                                                                           (Search for Disney's phone numbers in California - CA.)
                                                                           rphonebook: bill jones NY
          rphonebook:             Show residential phonebook listings.     (Search for the phone number of every Bill Jones in New
                                                                           York State - NY.)
                                                                           movie: traffic
          movie:                  Find reviews and showtimes.              (Search for information about this movie, including reviews,
                                                                           showtimes, etc.)
                                  Given ticker symbols, show stock         stocks: goog
          stocks:
                                  information                              (Find Google's current stock price.)
                                                                           weather Seattle WA, weather 81612
                                  Given a location (US zip code or
          weather                                                          (Show the current weather and forecast.
                                  city), show the weather
                                                                           Note: No colon after weather.)




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