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Information Skills

Videos and online tutorials to support and develop information skills.

Entering Keywords

While you are able to type key concepts straight into search boxes, using what are called Boolean operators (AND, OR and NOT) to join keywords and phrases is an important part of creating a good search strategy. They help you focus a search when you have too many results and broaden it when you bring back too few.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Boolean operators to make your search more relevant and comprehensive to get the best out of the library's databases. 

Searching with Boolean Operators