Google Quick Tip #6

Search by File Type

Let's say you want to search the Web for documents about the recent "polar vortex" phenomenon. Simply search the following string:

polar vortex filetype:pdf

Bonus tip

Want to narrow those results to PDFs published by educational institutions? No problem! Simply add "site:*.edu" to the search string as follows.

polar vortex filetype:pdf site:*.edu

Happy searching!


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