- Use key words - not full sentences.
- Avoid using "small" words like "the" or "of" that do not add to your search.
- Use "OR" to search for one or more of these words (i.e. "native americans" OR indians)
- Use quotation marks to search for an exact phrase.
- Use a minus symbol (-) to remove any unwanted results.
- Use Google's Search tools to further limit your results when appropriate.
- Search within a page by using the Find feature of the browser (Command + F).