How to Use the Parallel Text Search Interface Using Google

  1. Choose a language and enter your term using double quotation marks (" ") for phrases;

  2. Select a search technique and click on Search (technique no. 1 is generally the most effective);

  3. To refine your search later on you may add a related term, replacing keyword as follows:


    backbone internet
    [without quotation marks]
    [=> finds texts containing the term "backbone" relating to the internet (trying to avoid medical texts)]

  4. To increase results, break down phrases: instead of "internet backbone", search for the two words not necessarily as a phrase by omitting the quotation marks.

NOTE: Google does not accept the wildcard (*). Google is NOT case sensitive.

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