Explore information in a database by creating a search strategy!
In addition to a keyword search, you can use the following ways to gather information:
Tip: You can use all, one, two, a combination of all three to broaden or narrow your search. It's up to you!
Boolean Operators connect various pieces of information to find exactly what you're looking for:
AND= narrows your set of results
OR=broadens your set of results
NOT=narrows your set of results by ignoring concepts that may turn up in your search results
Truncation (*) broadens your search to include various word endings and spellings you may not have thought of in your keyword search. Use an asterisk (*) at the end of a root word
Adjacency, also known as forced phrase command, narrows your search by ordering the database to ONLY search for your specific phrase, in the same words and order that is in between the double quotes displayed in your search box. Use double quotation marks at the beginning and end of the keywords.
"day of the dead"