|Use Advanced Search techniques||Use Search Operators|
Put phrases (including people’s names) in quotation marks
“local theatre” “betty mitchell”
Use quotes to ensure that Google doesn’t search word variants
“Calgary” if you don’t also want calgarian, calgarians, etc.
Search for alternate terms if you use brackets and OR
Springbank (“off-stream reservoir" OR dam)
Combine terms by adding keywords
allintitle: Get fewer, better results with your keywords in the title of the webpage.
allintitle:”municipal election” Calgary
inurl: Find descriptive terms in the URL.
Minimum wage alberta inurl:report
Minimum wage alberta inurl:statistics
doctype: Find files and documents embedded on webpages.
Minimum wage alberta report doctype:pdf
site: Restrict your search to certain types of pages