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- Browse through the article titles, descriptions, "searches related to," "people also ask," and "top stories" sections
- Make a list of keywords and synonyms relating to the topic
- To record a list:
- Click on the magnifying glass (bottom, left-hand of screen)
- In search box, type sticky notes and select the app
- Click + sign (top-left corner of note) to add a new note
Return to top and click "C. Advanced search" tab
- Next, you're going to type some of your additionally located terms into Google's Advanced Search
- Have you ever used Advanced Search?
- Where is this located?
- Once a word is used, do not use it again in another box
- If a phrase is not in the "this exact word or phrase" box, enclose in quotation marks - "first amendment"
- Only place one phrase in "This exact word or phrase" box
- Phrases shouldn't be more than 2-3 words
Searches can also be limited by language, domain (edu), where terms appear on page results, etc.
Return to top and click "D. Search" tab
- No need to repeat any keywords or phrases in multiple boxes
- Phrases are 2-3 words
- This exact word or phrase box is programmed to search one phrase only, in the order entered and side-by-side (no need for quotation marks around the phrase, like in other boxes)