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Advanced Google Searching

Limit by domain name to see results only from .org sites.  Example: Iowa hunger

Add the word statistics to your search terms if that's what you need.

Limit to government sites for statistics. Example: hunger statistics

Use quotation marks to search for logical phrases. Example: "food insecurity map"

Foster Care/Adoption

Questions to Consider


Working together with your group, review your group's questions and explore the sources suggested provided on the library research guide to find answers.

The questions document saves changes automatically. Please edit in your group’s section only & don’t edit above the line. :)


  • Open the questions in a new tab. Respond directly below each question.
  • Number each response to match the questions.
  • Don't forget to cite your sources. Just a URL is fine.
  • Explore! If you can't find an answer, include other relevant information you come across that is interesting or surprising.
  • Try advanced Google searching tips on this page.
  • Be ready to share with the class what you learned, how you feel, and what you want to do next.

    Domestic & Sexual Violence

    LGBTQ Rights

    Demographic Resources

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    Iowa Resources


    • Cedar Falls-Waterloo Courier
      Rod Library subscription. CatID required off-campus. Search for specific topics.
      Select Newspaper Source Plus for issues 2002-current (1 day delay).
      Use Courier webpage for selected issues (has online ads & article limit).
    • Des Moines Register (ProQuest)
      Rod Library subscription. Valid CatID required off-campus. Search for specific topics.

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