Search Engines

Google is an example of a search engine.

Google page

When you enter your search terms in a search engine, it searches within its own database of web pages for the keywords you enter, wherever they appear on a Web page.

Note that Google automatically inserts AND between terms.

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Use search engines:
  • to find specific terms or phrases
  • to find well-known entities, such as IBM or government agencies
  • to find news, maps, travel and shopping services

Other search engines include:  Bing, Yahoo!, Ask and WebCrawler.
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