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Writing 10 (Contreras): Using Google - Tutorials

College Reading & Composition


Google is a powerful search engine that can sometimes be used for academic research. Watch the videos below to learn about effective searching for credible information using Google.

For more search tips, see a full list of Google Search Features

How Google Search Works

Matt Cutts from Google explains how search works.  Length 3:15

Why Word Order Matters In Google

1 Minute Moceau illustrates that changes in word order can change the order and number of search results.  Length 1:46

Try Your Google Search Here!


Google Search Tips

This four Google videos are less than a minute total.  They give quick search tips.

Is this Website Credible?

Listen for four main areas to consider when evaluating the credibility of a website.