• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

Part: 1 Search Basics > Basic Search Tools

Chapter 3. Basic Search Tools

Search Tools at a Glance

Here are the basic search tools you'll read about in this chapter:

  • Plain-English Searches

  • AND Searches

  • OR Searches

  • NOT Searches

  • NEAR Searches

  • Nested Searches

  • Wildcards

  • Stopwords

As we've said before, choosing the right keywords is the essence of effective searching. It's especially important for Web searching, because there's so much information out there—some of it worthwhile, much of it totally useless—and there's no single company or organization responsible for organizing and making sense of it.


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint