Anthropology 013 (Forensic Anthropology): Searching tricks

Research Project (Poster Session)

Finding books (Tricks)

Searching the Library Catalog

AU: Author (Homer)                            

TI: Title (The Odyssey)  

SU: Subject (Odysseus)  

Searching tricks

Searching term tricks

* Used to expand the word you are searching to include plurals. etc.

              Example: Anthro* equals Anthropology, Anthropologists,  

"quotes"  Use for phrases     Example "Nobel Peace Prize"

? Use to replace one letter  Example: wom?n or

OR  Use for either or searching       Example: Anthro or forensics

And Use to combine terms you want to have  Example: Anthro* and wound*

Not  Use when you want to eliminate a word from your search (Warning: if you cut a word and it is in an article with words you want, you won't see that article!)

              Example:  not Skulls

Google search versus Database searching

Google Search

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