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Chapter 5:
Search Techniques
for Online Databases

Table of Contents

 

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Learning Objectives

1

Types of Searches

2

Subject versus Keyword Searching

3

Keyword Search Strategies in Databases

4

Boolean Operators: AND, OR, NOT

5

Boolean Operator: AND

6

Boolean Operator: OR

7

Boolean Operator: NOT

8

Boolean Operators: What Happens when You Don't Use Them

9

Keyword Phrase Searching

10

Truncation

11

Limiting Searches

12

Advanced Search

13

Help or Search Tips

14

Interpreting Search Results

15

Capturing Search Results

16

Citing Articles Review

17

Summary and Expert Advice

18
 
 
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