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A short, fun and interesting way for students to learn about formulating effective search strategies from their topic. Teaches boolean operators and synonyms. Also available on youtube at http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=Oa66AxTbjxA&feature=PlayList&p=F499991C809E32DE&index=0
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Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: Other
Date Added to MERLOT: November 30, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 20, 2016
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Send email to m.davis@library.usyd.edu.au
Send email to b.norman@library.usyd.edu.au
Send email to j.price@library.usyd.edu.au
Submitter: Southnary Tan
Keywords: key concepts, library modules, boolean operators, research topic, key terms, information literacy, information skills, library tutorials, synonyms, research skills, search strategies

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Avatar for Megan Hodge
5 years ago

Megan Hodge (Librarian)

A little bit silly, but a great way to introduce students to the concept of advanced searching and why it's necessary. Much better than the videos I found on YouTube by searching for "Boolean"!

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