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Becoming a Google Search Ninja.  Derrick Waddell. How do I find to what I really need when there are  91 million results?. Search for what you really need to find . 1. Don't ask questions. Asking questions adds unnecessary words (articles, prepositions, etc.) and punctuation. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Becoming a Google Search Ninja

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Google Search NinjaDerrick WaddellHow do I find to what I really need when there are91 million results?Search for what you really need to find.1. Don't ask questions.Asking questions adds unnecessary words (articles, prepositions, etc.) and punctuation.2. Use descriptive and web-friendly vocabulary.Use words that are more likely to appear online. For example, searching for bouncing off the walls is less likely to yield good results if what you're really looking for is adhd symptoms.3. Be specificThe more specific your search, the more likely it is that you'll find what you need. The search phraseclassic literature will yield many more results than classic american literature or vonnegut short stories.Making Search Specific"quotations"O PERATORSUse quotes to search for an exact word or set of words."quotations"- minusO PERATORS

Use quotes to search for an exact word or set of words.Add a dash before a word to exclude all results that include that word.O PERATORS

* asteriskUse an asterisk within a search as a placeholder for any unknown terms.~ tildeO PERATORS

* asteriskUse an asterisk within a search as a placeholder for any unknown terms.Use a tilde before a word to search for that word as well as synonyms of that word.~ tilde... ellipsisO PERATORS

* asteriskUse a tilde before a word to search for that word as well as synonyms of that word.Use an asterisk within a search as a placeholder for any unknown terms.Separate numbers by three periods with no spaces to see results that contain numbers in a given range.site:O PERATORS

Include site: to search for information within a single website or within a specific top-level domain like .org or .edusite:define:O PERATORS

Include site: to search for information within a single website or within a specific top-level domain like .org or .eduUse define: to get search results for definitions of words.site:define:related:O PERATORS

Include site: to search for information within a single website or within a specific top-level domain like .org or .eduUse define: to get search results for definitions of words.To search for web pages that have similar content to a given site, type related: followed by the website address.filetype:PowerPoint

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Use filetype: to get search results in a specific file format.OPTIONSRelated SearchesOPTIONSReading LevelRelated SearchesOPTIONSReading LevelRelated SearchesTimeWhat else can Google do?

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RESOURCESMuch, much more!http://www.google.com/insidesearch/searcheducation/index.html

http://www.google.com/insidesearch/tipstricks/index.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3ao7QXMhC4

http://www.google.com/help/features.html

http://www.google.com/support/websearch/Google Search NinjaDerrick Waddellwww.derrickwaddell.com