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Pratt Library Webinar Recordings: Advanced Google Searching


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ELM Course

The Advanced Google Searching webinar is now available through ELM for those would like to document their completion.  Search for Advanced Google Searching (PS_07184) in the Learning Catalog.  

Advanced Google Searching Virtual Lunch and Learn (1 hr)

This virtual lunch and learn webinar will provide an overview of how Google searching works and how to use advanced searching techniques in regular Google as well as how to find the Google Advanced Search interface.  You will also learn to set up search alerts. This webinar was recorded on 12/20/2017.

Topics covered include:

  • Google overview
  • Advanced searching interface
  • Advanced searching techniques & settings
  • Image searching
  • Google Scholar
  • Search alerts
  • Other Google Search products

Advanced Google Searching - Webinar Links

How does Google work and advanced searching information:

How Google Search Works:

What is the Deep Web:

Google Advanced Search:

Google Advanced Search Operators List:


NNLM Super Searcher: Enhancing Your Online Search Super Powers Online Course Materials

Search Engine Shortcuts handout will download as a word document


How to evaluate online information for quality and authority:

Finding Good Health Information - Guidelines for Content Evaluation from the Medical Library Association


Image searching resources


Using Google Scholar with Library Subscriptions:

Connecting Google Scholar to Pratt Library and UC Libraries resources:


Creating Google Alerts:

Google Alerts: (Google Account needed)

Current Awareness Guide for Alerts 


Finding more tools from Google:

Wikipedia list of Google Products:

Google List of Google Products:

Google Blog: