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Truncation and Proxoimity Operators

This brief self-paced Flash tutorial demonstrates the value of using truncation when searching online resources. It answers the questions: what is truncation, when should you use it, how does it work, and what are some of the pitfalls of using truncation. Cartoon animations help to illustrate the examples.


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Linda Kressal
Linda Kressal (Librarian)
13 years ago
Loved the graphics. Very instructional. I would suggest adding a comment such as "visit your favorite databases HELP page to determine which truncation symbol is used".