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ENGLISH 1005 - College Writing and Research

Workshop Resources (Fall 2023)

Locating Reliable Academic Sources

Using Google Search to your Advantage

You can use Google tricks to search websites. Add site:.gov to your search and it will limit to that domain to government websites. In addition, you can search specific websites this way as well. For example, site:.iowa.gov "Emma Goldman Clinic" will search only the Iowa Government websites for your terms.

You can also limit by date by opening the Tools link and choosing a time period.

Google search using site: limiter and date filter

Find Sources at the Library

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