- keywords space between keywords & limit them
- Minus sign - EXAMPLE: vikings -football)
- Quotations " " to search for an exact phrase without a change in order. EXAMPLE: " fish and visitors stink after three days"
- Quotations " " to search for a single word so Google won't substitute synonyms
- Use site: to search a specific site or a class of sites such as .gov or .edu.
- EXAMPLE: " Fish and visitors stink after three days" site:edu
- EXAMPLE: " Fish and visitors stink after three days" site:gov
- inurl: EXAMPLE. germany inurl:edu
- - (minus sign) exclude words i.e. vikings -football
- Filetype: (use to look for a certain type of file) i.e. nutrition filetype:ppt
- intitle: i.e. intitle:middle east
Cheat Sheet for Google: http://www.googleguide.com/advanced_operators_reference.html
Locating and Evaluating Sources 10/1/12
Click HERE to locate the October 1st assignment.
Google Assignment 9/25/12
Click here to practice your Google skills. The students with the most correct answers AND least amount of search results will win a prize from Mrs. Downing and Mrs. Reynolds.
EBSCO/World Book/LOC & Catalog Assignment
Looking for more primary sources?
The Butte Silverbow Archives might have something for you. If you can articulate your needs, you can email them and they will digitize applicable items and send them electronically.
MLA In-Text Citation & Works Cited Help
The following links are helpful when using MLA format.
In Text Citations Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Basic Works Cited Format from Purdue's OWL
You can also use the MLA handbook in the library or in Mrs. Downing's classroom.