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WRPR 164: Peace Testimonies in Literature & Art (HC) Fall 2015

Writing Program 164: Peace Testimonies in Literature and Art (Foster) Fall 2015

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:


Use quotation marks to get more exact results:


Search any one of multiple terms (as opposed to searching all terms, which is the default):


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 institutions of higher education in the United Kingdom:
  • Limited to websites in Spain:
  • Limited to websites sponsored by the European Union:
  • Limited to non-profit organizations:

Limit by date:

Selected Websites

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.