In this video, we demonstrate how to use the Boolean operators AND, OR, and NOT to broaden or narrow database searches.
Student Learning Outcome(s):
- Students create and use effective search strategies in order to engage in exploratory, inquiry-based research processes. SLO 2: Effective Searching
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- Database: A searchable and organized collection of electronic information. Library databases typically contain published sources or information about published sources.
- Boolean Operators: words (AND, OR, NOT) used to combine or exclude keywords in a search phrase. Boolean operators narrow or broaden a search.