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Library Instruction - Nursing Research Methods: 3501

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Searching Databases - Developing Search Strategies






Most databases (including Novanet) use boolean operators, truncation, proximity searching, etc. enabling the searcher to create complex search strategies. This comprehensive guide shares details on search operators, using wildcards or truncation, and much, much more. 

Use a database's HELP section (usually upper, right) to learn specifics about a database's search functions.