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Soc Sci 1SS3 CO2 (Bloemhof) - Winter 2019

Finding Articles

Searching Databases

The goal of a successful search is to retrieve all of the information relevant to a research question without retrieving irrelevant information. This requires creating an effective search string.

1. Identify main concepts from the research question.

2. Brainstorm alternative words and phrases.

3. Create search strings using Boolean Operators.

Boolean Operators

infographic showing boolean operators and modifiers

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