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WRTG 105 Fun Facts: The Many Forms and Functions of Popular Nonficiton: Library Resources

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This guide will help you get started with research for your WRTG 105 class. Feel free to contact your librarian for additional help! 

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Databases

Newspapers & Magazines

Other Library Resources and Services

Boolean Operators

Boolean Operators are short words used to combine search terms in logical operations. Most databases, discovery layers and search engines recognize them and use them to to bring search results that fulfill the requested operations.The most common are AND, OR and NOT. They are written in capitals to differentiate them from regular keywords. 

Check the image below to understand how each of them affects the results of your searches. Parenthesis are used to combine different sets of instructions and to signal the order in which they should happen. 

 

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