You can use Google as well as other search engines to search the Internet for information on websites. Google Scholar will search specifically for scholarly materials such as journal articles, many of which you can access freely.
Using the Search Operators listed below and focusing on the domains of websites can help you search more efficiently and evaluate the trustworthiness of sites you find.
|#||Finds popular hashtags for popular topics.|
|*||Use an asterisk to represent unknown or wildcard terms.|
If you include a dash before a search term or site, it subtracts pages with those terms from your results.
If you put a phrase or word in quotation marks, the results will only include pages with the words in quotation marks.
Get information about a web address, including the cached version of the page, similar pages, and pages that link to the site.
|OR||Link synonyms with OR. Your results page will contain either term.|
|related:||Find sites that are similar to a web address you already know.|
|site:||Get results from certain sites or domains.|
For more information about search operators, visit Google's page: Search Operators.