CMST 220 Public Speaking (Denton)

This guide will help you find evidence for an informative speech or a persuasive speech on a selected social issue for Kelsey Denton's CMST &220.

Searching the web & focusing a search

Source: "Smart Web Search Strategies - GRCC Holman Library" by Holman Library is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Learn how to get the most out of your Google searches by using the "site:" search strategy.

This video covers what you might see with an initial web search, and some ways to think about narrowing your web search.

Note - The Google Advanced Search option (below) gives you multiple ways to focus a web search -- for example you can ask Google to find an exact phrase or ignore a word -- in addition to being able to narrow by site type. Searching for "gov" sites is great when you want government information, but it is not the only way to focus a web search!

Use Google Advanced Search

   Find websites that are more relevant to your needs

 

EXAMPLE:

International Issues - Websites