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ANS 420: Ethical Issues in Animal Agriculture

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Searching Tricks

Here are some tricks of the trade to make your searches more effective (these work in most databases):

  • Use quotes to search for an exact phrase or name
  • Use an asterisk with word roots to expand beyond an exact word

 

Searching in Google? Try these tricks:

  • Search for a specific file type - filetype:pdf
  • Search within a particular website - site:nytimes.com
  • Look for related words with a ~

screenshot of google search bar

From: Hack College, Get More Out of Google