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Two Minute Tips for Education Students: #6 Tricks of the Trade

Collection of short tutorials and help screens designed for Purdue's College of Education students and faculty.

Tricks of the Trade: Key word searching

Would you like to know 4 quick tricks that work in most databases for key word searching? Find out how by viewing and listening to this 10 minute tutorial, which covers:

  1. phrase searching
  2. truncation (word stem searching)
  3. Boolean logic (combining key words with AND and OR)
  4. Nesting (grouping ideas)

Subject Guide

Judy Nixon
HSSE Library 253
Stewart Center