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Google Like a Law Librarian

Learn how to use advanced search features in Google searches for better results.

Food

CALORIE COMPARISON.

Search:  bacon vs cupcakes

RESTAURANTS (BEST). Find the best restaurants in an area.

Search:  best restaurant honolulu

RESTAURANT FINDER. Use your zip code and the type of food you want.

Search:  chicken wings 96816

Math/Numbers

CALCULATOR.  Google is a great calculator.  Just put the equation in the search box.

Search: 100*3.14-cos(83)

CURRENCY CONVERSION.

Search:  usd to australian dollar

NUMBER CONVERSIONS.

Search: cup to tablespoon

Search:  kilometer to mile

SOLVE. Solve geometry problems.

Search:  solve circle

Search:  solve triangle

Search:  solve rhombus

Search:  solve cone

TIP CALCULATOR.  Let Google calculate your tip.

Search:  tip calculator

Money Related

CURRENCY CONVERSION.

Search:  usd to australian dollar

STOCK QUOTES. If you know the stock's acronym, use it alone.  Otherwise put the word "stock" in front of it.

Search: goog

Search:  stock facebook

TIP CALCULATOR.  Let Google calculate your tip.

Search:  tip calculator

Research

DEMOGRAPHICS/STATISTICS.

Search:  population hilo

Search:  population hawaii

Search:  unemployment rate hilo

FOUNDER.  Corporate founders.

Search:  founder oracle

STOCK QUOTES. If you know the stock's acronym, use it alone.  Otherwise put the word "stock" in front of it.

Search: goog

Search:  stock facebook

Time

HOLIDAYS.  Enter the name of the holiday.

Search:  feast of stephen

TIME.  Get the time almost anywhere.  Add the word "time" to your search.

Search: time sydney aus

TIMER.  Set a timer.  Add the word "timer" to your search.

Search:  timer 5 minutes

Travel

CURRENCY CONVERSION.

Search:  usd to australian dollar

FLIGHTS. Find out the time a flight departs and arrives.  Simply input the airline followed by the flight number.  This example is a search for Hawaiian Airlines flight 16.

Search: ha 16

MAP AN AREA. Put the zip code followed by the word "map."  Or put the name of the city followed by the word "map."

Search:  96822 map

Search:  Kailua map

RESTAURANTS (BEST). Find the best restaurants in an area.  Add the words "best restaurant" to your search.

Search:  best restaurant honolulu

RESTAURANT FINDER. Use your zip code or city and the type of food you want.

Search:  chicken wings 96816

Search:  chicken wings honolulu

TIME.  Get the time almost anywhere.  Add the word "time" to your search.

Search: time sydney aus

TIP CALCULATOR.  Let Google calculate your tip.

Search:  tip calculator

Weather

EARTHQUAKES.  Locate earthquake activity.

Search:  earthquake

SUNRISE/SUNSET.

Search:  sunrise honolulu

Search:  sunset honolulu

WEATHER.  Get the weather almost anywhere.

Search: weather honolulu

Words/Language

DEFINITIONS.  Place the word "define" followed by the word or phrase you want defined.

Search:  define res ipsa loquitur

ETYMOLOGY.  Uncover the origin of words.  Add the word "etymology" to your search.

Search:  savant etymology