UNST 233G Global Perspectives Europe: Zagarella: Web Tips & Evaluation
Limit your search results to a particular domain
Example: I want to find government sources about vaccines.
What to type in the search box: vaccines site:.gov
Limit your search results to a specific website
Example: I want to search The Oregonian for imformation about flouride in my drinking water.
What to type in the search box: flouride water site:.oregonlive.com
For more Google search options, look for the Settings link under the main search on your results page. Then, find the Advanced Search link.
These tips and tricks are not necessarily limited to Google. Check the search engine of your choice for advanced options, often listed under More at the top of the search screen.
The C.R.A.P. Test in Action Video: Websites
This video demonstrates how you can use the C.R.A.P. test (Currency, Reliability, Authority, and Purpose/Point of View) to evaluate websites.