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Cobb ENG:101A: Social Justice: Searching tricks

Searching tricks

Searching term tricks

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

              Example: Immigra* equals Immigration, Immigrants,  

"quotes"  Use for phrases     Example "African Americans"

OR Use for either or searching       Example: Child or teen

And Use to combine terms you want to have  Example: DACA* and Educat*

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!)