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Tips for Better Search Results

Be specific
EXAMPLE:    Hurricane Andrew

Put most important terms first in your list;put a +sign in front of each one
EXAMPLE:    +environment +everglades +water +pollution

Use at least three keywords in your query
EXAMPLE:    Florida tourism economy

Use quotation marks around phrases
EXAMPLE:    "art deco"

Use Boolean connectors to indicate inclusion, exclusion, or  proximity.
EXAMPLE:  dolphins NOT football   tradition OR culture   tsunami AND Thailand

Think about words you'd expect to find in the page, and use as keywords
EXAMPLE:    students drinking alcohol accidents

Write down your search statement  before typing it into a search engine
EXAMPLE:   +"Miami Dade College" +"financial aid" +scholarships  +grants