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internet searching, checking websites for reliability

Definitions:

Reliability- Is how capable a website is of being relided/ dependable upon


Validity- Producing well grounded and just results


How to check the Reliability of a Website

Internert Search Thechniques

Basic Search Operators:

this that thing

returns all pages containing the terms "this", "that", and "thing"

this OR that

returns all pages containing either the term "this" or "that"

"this that and the other thing"

returns all pages containing the exact phrase "this that and the other thing"

this -that

returns all pages containing the term "this" but not the term "that"

this +that

returns all pages containing the terms "this" and "that"

define:this

returns a definition of the term "this"


Search Query Mopdifiers


site: The site: modifier is used to limit search results to pages from a specific site.


allintitle: The allintitle: modifier is used to limit search results to pages containing all of the given search terms in the title.


intitle: The intitle: modifier is used to limit search results to pages containing a specific term in the title.


inurl: The inurl: modifier is used to limit search results to pages containing a specific term in the URL.


date: The date: modifier is used to search pages from within the previous 3, 6, or 12 months.