HRD110: Freshman Seminar

This guide will help you get to know the SUNY Adirondack Library!

Google and Other Search Engines

On this page, you'll learn:

  • how to use Google's Advanced Search to save time and get better results;
  • the benefits of other search engines beyond Google. 

Using Google's Advanced Search on a Phone

Just Google "Google Advanced Search"

Using Google's Advanced Search on a Computer

Search for your topic using Google's Advanced Search.

  • Limit your search to college websites using .edu.


Google Images:

  • click the Images tab in your Google Search Results.
  • Go to Tools > Advanced Search > narrow by color, type, site, etc.
  • These are useful for presentations. 

If you missed this video on the first tab, here's the link again: 

Ask a Librarian

If you have any questions, please ask a reference librarian for help.

More Search Engines

It's good to know about other search engines that offer options that Google does not. 

StartPage and DuckDuckGo offer more search privacy, with less tracking of your search results.

  • Like Google, they also have an Images tab, useful for presentations.  

Here are some specialized search engines:

If you want to learn more about searching the web, see this SUNY Adirondack Library research guide.

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