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SPAN 490: Senior Departmental Studies (HC) Fall 2016

Spanish 490 (Michelotti) Fall 2016

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 by domain:

  • Limited to academic institutions in the United States:
  • Limited to websites in México:
  • Limited to government websites in México:
  • Limited to non-profit organizations:


Limit your search to words in the title:


Remove unwanted results:


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.