Help on Using AltaVista
To begin searching:1. Click on the screen's typing bar
with the mouse.2. Type in your search
phrase. Be careful with your spelling, and only use capital letters when
you really need them.
Put a two-word phrase in quotation
marks. Example: "New England"
If using two or more separate words or
phrases that must be in your search, combine the phrases with the word
and. Example: "New England" and
If you do not want a term to show up in your
searching, use the word not in front of a term you do not
want. Example: UConn and sports not basketball