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The pages below contain links to resources that can be used to find content for outside-of-class components. These same links can also be found on Diigo, where you are encouraged to contribute your own findings.


Search Tips

MOOC Aggregators

Google- Advance Search Tips

  • Search by file type
  • Search for specific types of files, such as PDFs, PPTs, or XLS, by adding filetype: and the 3-letter file abbreviation.
  • Use the related: operator to find pages that have similar content
  • Get results that include synonyms by placing the ~ sign immediately in front of your search term.
  • Precede your query with site: if you know you want your answer from within a specific site.  For example: site:edu or
  • Advanced Video Search

Cloud Based Software Content

Many online software companies allow users to host content, you can search these public/private directories and galleries. 
Note: Permission from creator may be required

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