The Information Advisorís Guide to Internet Research

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To search for words and phrases in a PDF document, click the binoculars icon on the toolbar. 

What if I don't see the binoculars?
If you are viewing the PDF file inside your Web browser, and  you have an older version of Adobe Acrobat Reader (prior to version 4.0), you may not see the binoculars icon.  In this case, you will have to save the PDF file to disk and open it directly in the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

To save the PDF to disk, right-click the link and select "Save Target As..." or "Save Link As..."

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