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Browser - Find Function

Browser - Go To Function

 

Pull down Edit on your browser and use the Find (on This Page) function to quickly find a word or phrase within a Web page.

Alternately you can hit "ctrl + F".

Pull down View on your browser when you have looked through several Web pages and use the Go To function to quickly return to a page. It's faster than using the "Back" key.


Results: More Reliable Sites

Use words like "policy" or "research" in your search to find sites that are more reliable.

Position Papers
Use words like "controversy," "debate," or "issue" to find sites that cover both sides of an issue.

Advanced Features of Search Engines
Some search engines offer advanced features such as phrase searching, limiting, and Boolean searching in pull-down boxes.