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Google™pedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, Second Edition by Michael Miller

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Chapter 8. Searching for Specialty Information

As you learned in Chapter 7, “Searching for Scholarly Information,” Google Scholar offers a great resource for those searching for scholarly articles, papers, and the like. But Google Scholar isn’t the only Google site of interest to students and researchers. There’s a lot of good information to be found on the websites of major colleges and universities, which Google facilitates through the site-specific Google University Search.

Google University Search is just one of several “specialty searches” that Google offers to its users. Of similar construct are four technology-related searches (for Microsoft, Apple, Linux, and BSD Unix), a Google Patent Search, and a single large U.S. Government Search, ...

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