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•“Lady Gaga” or “Kurt Cobain”
•Titles “The ...
Using AND, you only receive pages including both of
your search terms, though not necessarily next to one
another.
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Plastic AND Surgery
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Using Specific Search Tools for Best Results
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Using Specific Search Tools for Best Results
Using Specific Search Tools for Best Results
Using Specific Search Tools for Best Results
Using Specific Search Tools for Best Results
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Using Specific Search Tools for Best Results

  1. 1. Searching!!Searching!! This photo used with permission under a CC license from http://www.searchfindknow.com
  2. 2. How do you start a search? This photo used with permission under a CC license from Marco Bellucci CC license
  3. 3. Dive In? Use a Strategy? Sink orSink or Swim?Swim? commons.wikimedia.org
  4. 4. Buffy Hamilton
  5. 5. InquiryInquiry BeginsBegins WithWith OurselvesOurselves
  6. 6. Buffy Hamilton
  7. 7. Buffy Hamilton
  8. 8. This photo used with permission under a CC license from Question Mark Graffiti Bilal Kamoon
  9. 9. “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)
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/theredproject/with/3332644561/
  12. 12. WhicWhic hh ToTo ChooseChoose ??
  13. 13. ProQuest
  14. 14. 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”
  15. 15. Health Sciences and Nursing Subject Search: Plastic AND Surgery Check related search terms to narrow results Narrow results further
  16. 16. Search by Issue or Geographic Region Subject specific searches Video & podcasts
  17. 17. Quick Links Quick links for tools
  18. 18. Search by Country or continent Videos & Podcasts Search by Subject Current Events
  19. 19. My library stores your finds! Pick most current articles by date Identifies Document or Website Find articles like this one
  20. 20. Already vetted for you
  21. 21. Our Library Resources
  22. 22. Storm Lib GuidesStorm Lib Guides

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