Skip to main content

FYS171: The Science of Superheroes: Images, Google, and Smith Science Sites

Fall 2017, M. Barresi


See the Smith Libraries Find Images page for image collections and licensed resources.



Google - If you are using Google as your search engine try Advanced Search.

You can limit your searches in several ways:


Search within a site or domain - type .edu

Use flexible vocabulary - if one phrase or combination of words doesn't work, perhaps another will.

Limit by Language, etc.

Google Advanced Search Screen


BEWARE:  Always remember to evaluate the quality of the site you are viewing.  Don't believe everything you read unless the information comes from a reputable or reliable source.  

See Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply and Questions to Ask. (Univ. of California Berkeley Library) Consider authority, accuracy, objectivity, currency, and completeness as you evaluate whether to utilize the information found on a particular Web page.


Need Help?

 Have questions?  Contact Rocco Piccinino at x2591,  or use Ask a Librarian