Google Search Tips

Get better, focused Google results by using Google Advanced Search.

Use the Advanced Search boxes to indicate words that must be present ('all"), words that are part of exact phrases, and words where at least one ("any") must be present in your results.

  • Need to find research published in a specific country? Use "Narrow your results by region" and select a country.
  • Need to find research by a specific sector? Use "Narrow your results by site or domain" ( "gov" for government, "edu" for academic, or "org" for non-profit sites)
  • Need to find research reports or papers? Use "File type" and select "Adobe Acrobat PDF"

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