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GPHY 327 Geographical Imaginations

Geographical Imaginations

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Search Operators

Boolean logic
AND, OR, NOT

 e.g. If you type Canada AND election, you will find documents that contain both keywords.

Quotation marks
"____"    

 e.g. If you type "human rights" in quotation marks, you will find documents that contain this phrase.

Truncation
*

e.g.   If you type Canad*, you will find documents that contain the words Canada, Canadian, canadienne...

Wildcard
?         

e.g. If you type wom?n, you will find documents that contain the words woman and/or women.

Operators may vary from database to database: consult specific database help pages for more information.
Most databases ignore certain common words -- articles, conjunctions and prepositions -- such as the, a, of, for, but...

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