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GEN1000
Perspectives on General Education
Librarian in Class
HSMC Library
 Advanced Search for your assignment
 Before your search
Job Discrimination Female Japan
Work Unfair Woman Japanese
Empl...
 Advance Search for your assignment topic
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 You can customize your search settings in
advanced search
 Boolean Operators
Female OR Women
Female AND
Discrimination
Female Discrimination Female Women
AND OR
Employ* Employer
E...
 Truncation
◦ Use * symbol to search words with varied endings:
employment, employee, employees
employ*
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 Wild card
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 Phase search
◦ Search two words together in exact order
◦ E.g. Use “Job discrimination” to find “job” and
“discriminatio...
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 Stop Word
◦ In search engines, a stop word is a commonly used
word that a search engine has been programmed to
ignore
...
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Advanced search skills

  1. 1. GEN1000 Perspectives on General Education Librarian in Class HSMC Library
  2. 2.  Advanced Search for your assignment  Before your search Job Discrimination Female Japan Work Unfair Woman Japanese Employment Inequity Women 2
  3. 3.  Advance Search for your assignment topic 3
  4. 4. 4  You can customize your search settings in advanced search
  5. 5.  Boolean Operators Female OR Women Female AND Discrimination Female Discrimination Female Women AND OR Employ* Employer Employ* NOT Employer NOT 5
  6. 6.  Truncation ◦ Use * symbol to search words with varied endings: employment, employee, employees employ* 6
  7. 7.  Wild card 7
  8. 8.  Phase search ◦ Search two words together in exact order ◦ E.g. Use “Job discrimination” to find “job” and “discrimination” next to each other 8
  9. 9. 9  Stop Word ◦ In search engines, a stop word is a commonly used word that a search engine has been programmed to ignore ◦ E.g. “the”, “a”, “an” and preposition
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