CHECK IT OUT: Search smart with Google's smooth operators

Published: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 11:46 AM.

•filetype: Shows only certain kinds of files. If you wanted only USA.gov handouts on identity theft, try “site:usa.gov identity theft filetype:pdf”

•info: This prefix will return background information about a specified web page and direct you to other search options already listed.

Have fun “googling" — and getting better results with some of these search options.

Sandra Dreaden is the Crestview Public Library's reference librarian.



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