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WRPR 166: Tuning In (HC) Fall 2014: Web Searching

Writing Program 166: Tuning In: Audio Culture, Music, and Soundscapes (Hyland) Fall 2014

Web Searching

Searches on the Open Web can often return irrelevant or non-scholarly results.  Try limiting your search by various domains, or narrow your search using these search tips:

Limit your search to words in the title:

Remove unwanted results:

Limit your search by domain:

  • Limited to institutions of higher education in the United States:
  • Limited to non-profit organizations:

Limit by date:

Additional Tips for Searching

Use the the Google Advanced Search screen to conduct advanced searches including, but not limited to, those on the left.

See Google's Cheat Sheet for further tips on constructing and refining your searches.

See Nancy Blachman's GoogleGuide for even more tips.