Basic Search

Type your search terms in the omnibox/address bar & click enter. That will automatically search using Google, so you don't have to go to the Google website.

Resources to help

Advanced Search

Go to http://www.google.com and type in your search keywords. You'll get a page that looks like this:


News: Clicking this will limit your search to only include news articles

Images: Clicking this will limit your search to only include images

Videos: Clicking this will limit your search to only videos

Maps: Clicking this will limit your search to only maps

Settings: Click here & select Advanced Search to search for phrases or languages, as you might in a library database

Tools: Click here to get the option of searching within a certain time period

Google Scholar

Go to https://scholar.google.com/

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

  • Google Scholar Video: https://youtu.be/uF5CXAgBPGM
  • Search all scholarly literature from one convenient place
  • Explore related works, citations, authors, and publications
  • Locate the complete document through your library or on the web
  • Keep up with recent developments in any area of research
  • Check who's citing your publications, create a public author profile