It is vitally important that you critically assess any information that you find on the internet. Take a look at the Evaluating information on the MGT100 Research Skills Guide to help you with using and applying the C.R.A.P. test.
Below are some links to authoritative sources of information and Google search tips to help you get the most out of your searching.
|Search for an exact phrase, or match||
Put your search terms in quotation marks"climate change"
|Exclude a word from your search||
Put a dash - before any word you want to excludePort corrosion -phone
|Search within a range of numbers||
Use two periods .. between the numbers to return results within that rangesea temperature 2012..2017
|Search within a website||
Use site: to search within a particular web address or to limit your results to a domain type
|Limit by geographical area or time frame||Use the Google Tools drop down options to limit to Australian results and/or select a time frame for your results.|