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Information Literacy Basics

site: tool

Use site: in Google to narrow your results. Get you what you need faster.

Use site:.gov to find only websites ending in .gov. Like this:

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You can also use site: to search within websites. Find the base URL of a site (commercialappeal.com, for example). In Google, type your keywords, then use site:commercialappeal.com. Google will only search within The Commercial Appeal. This can be done with any website, not just newspapers.

For more tips and tricks using Google, Google Scholar, and Wikipedia, work through the tutorial below!

Resources Outside the Library

navigate the internet: venture outside of the library

Tutorial: Resources Outside of the Library

Learn tips and tricks for navigating Google, Wikipedia, and Google Scholar.

 

Google Scholar at Home

  • Google Scholar
    For uninterrupted access to UofM library resources, click Settings at the top of Google Scholar's main page, and click Library Links. Type in "University of Memphis," and select all.

 

If you need to search courts & cases, under the search bar on the homepage, select Case Law, and select which courts you want to search.