Finding information online can sometimes feel like looking for a needle in a haystack... or like looking for a needle in 20,000 haystacks. That's where search engine optimization (and specialized databases) come in handy! Check out the linked infographic below as well as the free digital informational booklets Tips for Effective Searching and Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers for some tips and tricks to help you search more efficiently.
Love Google but not Google's business ethics and practices? Use the search engine DuckDuckGo; it has a similar page layout to Google, the same search shortcuts work in it, and it doesn't track you.
HackCollege.com. (2011). Infographic: Get More Out Of Google [JPEG file]. Retrieved from https://www.hackcollege.com/blog/2011/11/23/infographic-get-more-out-of-google.html