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BASIC EXAMPLES

caribbean cruise                  the words caribbean and cruise

mexico or tenochtitlan         either the word mexico or the word tenochtitlan

"ich bin ein berliner"            the exact phrase ich bin ein berliner

commander-in-chief            searches exact phrase, with or without hyphens

quebec -city                           the word quebec but not the word city

george bush +h.w.               information on george h.w. bush, weeding out george w. bush

apples * oranges                 the words apples and oranges separated by one word

fishing ~glossary                 glossaries about fishingterms and terminology

define: roustabout                definitions of the word roustabout from around the Web

movies:10038                      movies playing in the 10038 zip code

stocks:msft                           microsoft stock price  

CALCULATORS/MEASUREMENTS/CONVERSIONS

+                                         addition

-                                          subtraction

/                                          divided by

%                                        percentage of

euro to usd                       converts euro to dollar

miles to km                      converts miles to km

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ADVANCED OPERATORS

climate change site:.gov             Seaches climate change on sites ending in .gov

link:www.pace.edu                       Searches for pages that link to Pace's website

info:www.pace.edu                       For information about Pace's website

related:www.pace.edu                 Find websites similar to Pace's

zines filetype:ppt                           Searches for PowerPoint files on zines

RESTRICTED SEARCH

museum inanchor:cars     Pages on museums for which links to pages mention cars

jazz intitle:2013                    Pages that include the word jazz with 2013 in title

babies inurl:brooklyn          Pages about babies in which the word brooklyn appears in url                  

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