Searching with site:

When searching the internet, you can limit your search to a particular website or type of website. Put the word site: (with the colon) in front of a domain name such as or

For example, you could use these search terms to find information on Chinese societies at different universities:

Limit search to these websites Search terms
UEA chinese society
Edinburgh University chinese society
any British university chinese society
any American university chinese society site:edu


Some other examples of searches:

  • probiotics
  • visas
  • peace

The site: operator works on Google, Bing and DuckDuckGo.

For more information, see our Researching page.