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EXSC 415: Bond: Building Searches

Hit or Miss V. Phrase Searching

 Phrase Searching " "

 

Phrase Search: "prosocial behavior"

This time our paired keywords appear next to each other.

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Boolean Operators

 


 

 Wildcards

Wildcards, typically the #, look for all possible variations of a letter in a single position within a word.


Search: Wom#n
=
Woman, Women, Womyn, Wom!n, Wom@n

Boolean Game: Puppies and Kittens

Boolean Game: Vampires

Synonyms - History

Starting Research Topic:

     Why is the bell tower called the old Wellspring, when it was built in 2015?

 Find important words, and refine ambiguous terms:

     Why is the bell tower called the old Wellspring, when it was built in 2015?

Good Initial Search Terms: (Think of synonyms)

     Primary Terms: "bell tower", "old Wellspring"
     Additional Concept: built, "
2015"


Search Terms

       Wingate "Wingate College" "Wingate University"

                                             +
                         "bell tower" "clock Tower"
                                             +
                               "old Wellspring"
                                             +
                       "built" "build" "constructed"


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