In this chapter you learn how to conduct a Google search—both basic and advanced.

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Searching the Web with Google

Google is the king of web search. In the previous chapter you discovered how a Google web search works, from a behind-the-scenes perspective. In this chapter you learn how to conduct an effective—and efficient—search, using Google’s basic search page, powerful advanced search operators, and the relatively easy-to-use Advanced Search page.

Conducting a Basic Search

One of the things that has made Google so popular is its ease of use. From the Spartan nature of the main Google search page to the ease of use of the search feature, a Google search is so effortless that just about anyone can do it, without a lot of effort or instruction. ...

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