Wiki Tools


Google Search

What is Google Search?

A Search engine. Visit this page to read about how Google Search works Scroll to the bottom of the how search works page to see how many searches Google handled while you were browsing the page! The figures are mind boggling!!

Who uses Google Search?

Academic staff and students

Why should I use Google Search?

Google Search for Educators

How do I use Google Search?

At its most basic level you navigate to the search box in your browser (you may need to configure your browser to set Google as your search preference) or navigate to the google home page and enter the keywords or terms into the search box and Google does the rest.

Visit these resources to get more out of using Google Search:

How do I access Google Search?

Google search is accessed via your web browser. Enter the URL (web address) to navigate to the Google search page or click on this link google home page.

You can set your browser so Google is your preferred search provider. Contact ITS if you need help to do this (details below)

Support for Google Search

Google Search is not supported by ITS, please visit Google Search Help

Individualised support using this technology in your teaching is available from the CATs (Contacts for Academic Technology). Visit this page to find out more and contact your CAT.

Support is also available from Centre for Academic Development (CAD) staff please send an e-mail to CAD-Contact or contact CAD staff, Stephen Marshall, Irina Elgort or Jillian Pawlyn.