Google Search Shortcuts.docx
Shortcuts for Google Searching
These can also be found on the advanced search page available online (but not available on the Google Search app).
What you can do with it
How its used
Find pages with more than one term in them
endangered AND birds
Find pages with either one term or another
endangered OR birds
Find pages with one term but specifically excluding another
endangered NOT birds
set of words
Search for an exact set of words in that order
field of dreams
Search only in a specific website or domain type
Search only for a specific kind of file (pdf, doc, txt, ppt, etc.)
Find definitions for a word
Find sites that are like another one
Find words in the title of a webpage
word * word
Wildcard - find combinations of words in between other words
creative * writing
Look for the options when searching images.
Use Google Scholar for scholarly searches.
Google goggles searches images.
Google voice searches using your voice.