In this section of the tutorial, we will discuss the tools and strategies to use in building successful searches and identify some common misconceptions about computer searching.
Objectives of this chapter:
After completing this chapter, you should be able to:
- define what a database is
- define what Boolean search connectors are, explain what they are used for, and name the two most important search connectors
- explain the use of parentheses in constructing search statements
- translate a research question into a search statement that works
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