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2.3.2.1 The AND operator

 
Identify and obtain  information
2.1 Define your search terms
2.2 An example search strategy
2.3 Search strategies
  2.3.1 Keyword or subject searching?
2.3.2 Boolean operators
    * AND operator
    OR operator
  NOT operator
  2.3.3 Mathematical operators
  2.3.4 Nesting
  2.3.5 Phrase searching
  2.3.6 Truncation and wildcards
  2.3.7 Prepare a search strategy
2.4 Select an appropriate tool
2.5 Keep up to date
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Glossary

The AND operator finds only items which include all the terms.

Use AND to combine your different concepts. This will narrow your search.

For example: (ethics AND gambling) finds items containing both terms.

Image of two slightly overlapping circles, labelled "E" and "G". The central area common to both represents results that discuss both ethics and gambling.




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