Published on March 20, 2014
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“Phrase searching”Use “around “legitimate phrases, names, titles • “vitamin A” •“Lady Gaga” or “Kurt Cobain” •Titles “The Lord of the Rings” •“to be or not to be” Use AND (example: designer AND babies)
Using AND, you only receive pages including both of your search terms, though not necessarily next to one another. Using OR, you receive pages containing either one or both of your search terms. Using NOT includes only the first term and NOT the second one. AND, OR and NOT
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ProQuest Advanced Search Narrow sources by type Use subject area searches as well to narrow & streamline results Searches for related content – copy a section from a document to find “similar”
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