To get started launch your favorite browser and go to Google.com. Type the information you are looking for into the search box. So, if you want to find information about Thomas Edison, type “Thomas Edison”. Using the quote marks tells Google to find the name Thomas Edison – if you don’t use the quotes Google looks for sites which contain Thomas Edison and also those that contain either Thomas or Edison so sites relating to Thomas the Tank Engine and Edison Lighthouse are considered to be matches. When you click to search, Google lists sites that match your search on the left of the screen. On the right, depending on your search text, you may see other information relating to your search.