No two search engines are the same in terms of size, speed, content, ranking schemes and search options. Therefore, your search is going to be different on every engine you use. Typically, with two search engines, out of any 100 hits, 60 will appear in both, and 40 will appear in only one.
Try a few search engines. Choose the one that seems to work best for you for your default use. If it doesn't come up with the goods, then try others - for serious searching, always consider using two search engines.
Here are some you may have spotted on your travels.
These are useful tips and tricks to help you construct a good search statement for the web:
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First think carefully about what you are searching for:
Decide your approach - do you want to
The Internet can be a rich source of information but not everything will be useful or appropriate for research use. Web resources should be carefully evaluated and used in conjunction with the scholarly resources provided by the Library. Use the Advanced search features of Google or Google Scholar to restrict your search to search results from reputable sources. There will be more on this at your next stop: Source City.
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