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Overview of Databases

Overview of the Web

Search Strategies

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Boolean Operators (or, and, not)

Boolean operators are words (connectors) placed between search terms to narrow or expand a search.
The common Boolean operators are: AND, OR, NOT.

Be aware that some Web search engines use their own symbols (e.g. +, -) for these operations.  Use help buttons whenever available.

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