Advanced Google, Wikipedia, Open Web

The internet consists of approximately 4-5 billion websites. This guide is intended to help you navigate the visible internet in order to get the best of what it has to offer your research.

Advanced Google Search

Below is one of the most familiar sites on the internet. It is simple and intuitive. But oftentimes it's insufficient for the needs of academic research. 

 

When searching the visible web for academic research use Google Advanced Search by typing google.com/advanced_search into your URL bar. It will bring you to a more full-featured interface allowing you to specify the details of your search.