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Google Advanced Search
When searching a topic, and you receive too many hits, try Advanced Search in order to better filter the results. To find Advanced Search, go to the top right of the screen and push on the wrench image.
Google Advanced Search gives you many options to help you limit your search, such as:
- Specifying your search by including or excluding words or phrases.
- Narrowing results by language, site domain, file type, etc.
- You can turn on Safe Search, which filters out explicit content.
- You can search within specific domains or web pages.
Google Web History
Google Web History allows you look at your past searches and search activity by simply logging into your Google account. You can also re-run a search to see if there are new results.
Google Search Alerts
Google Alerts emails you automatically when something new happens in your designated search term. You can filter your Google Alert to news, blogs, books, video, discussions, language, region, how often, and what email address you want to receive the alerts.
Google Search Features
In addition to providing easy access to billions of web pages, Google has many special features to help you find exactly what you’re looking for. Some of their most popular features are listed on Google Search Features.
Web Search Help
This site helps you find strategies and tips for Google web searches.