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Searching Tips & Types

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Searching Tips

Here are some basic searching tips that will help you to search the web more effectively. Remember, each search engine is different. To learn more about each site, visit the site's help features.



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Types of Search Sites:


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  1. "AltaVista - Basic Help" http://www.altavista.com/help/search/default
  2. "Ask Jeeves - Advanced Search Tips" http://sp.ask.com/docs/help/help_advsearchtips.html
  3. "Boolean Searching" http://searchenginewatch.com/facts/article.php/2155991
  4. "Dogpile - Advanced Search" http://www.dogpile.com/info.dogpl/search/help/tips.htm
  5. "Excite - Search Help" http://www.infospace.com/info.xcite/about/corporate/help.htm
  6. "Giga Blast Help" http://www.gigablast.com/help.html
  7. "Google Help - Basics of Search" http://www.google.com/intl/en/help/basics.html
  8. "How Serach Engines Work" http://searchenginewatch.com/webmasters/article.php/2168031
  9. "MSN Expert Search Tips" http://search.msn.com/docs/help.aspx?t=SEARCH_CONC_ExpertSearchTips.htm
  10. "MSN Keyword and Symbols Reference" http://search.msn.com/docs/help.aspx?t=SEARCH_REF_AdvSrchOperators.htm
  11. "Types of Search Engines" http://uaweb.arizona.edu/resources/tutorial/search/types.shtml
  12. "Types of Search Tools" http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/ToolsTables.html
  13. "WebCrawler - Search Tips" http://www.webcrawler.com/info.wbcrwl/search/help/tips.htm
  14. "Yahoo! - Search Tips" http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/ysearch/tips/tips-04.html


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