you know how to really use search engines, you can find almost any information
you want on the web. This workshop
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How to use web search engines
If you know how to really use search engines, you can find almost any information you want on the web. This workshop tutorial tells you all you need to know about how to use search engines to find information.
In principle, using a Web search engine is very simple... type in a 'keyword' (one that you would expect to find on the pages of information that you are looking for), hit the search button, and back come the URLs of web pages containing the information you are seeking, usually with a brief description or the first few words on the pageTips for using search engines
In practice, you often need to refine your search very carefully otherwise you will be swamped by many thousands of possible pages. Fortunately, many search engines allow you to define your search accurately using "Boolean operators" and "wildcard characters". The way that these are implemented might vary slightly from one search engine to another, but here's some general search tips for more complex searching:
All of the good search engines have their own on-site guides on how to get the best out of each one, and it is a good idea to read these guides and FAQs before using them. It could save you a lot of time. For those search engines that you use regularly, it is useful to print out the guide so that it will be on your desk for future reference.