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2.3 Search strategies

 
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
  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

Common useful methods for refining a topic search are:

Which strategy best suits your information need?




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