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Lowther Hall Nora Collisson Centre (Library): Google search tips

From the Google support page

Are you being followed?

Yes, you are being followed!

Google collects information about you, including your search habits, shopping habits, location, and language. They use this information to provide you with search results that they think you will like.

Test it out:

You and a friend perform the same keyword search in Google. How different are your results? Now try it with your parents, or an older sibling.

Take back control by understanding how to search properly!

Using AND in Google Searches

Using Language settings

Restricting search by site or domain

Using 'NOT' in Google searches

Finding the right reading level

Searching for News items and setting an alert

Using Brackets in Google Searches