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Advanced Search Strategies

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 1:30pm

Location

Medical Library, Room 4175, 801 N Rutledge

Description

Advanced Search Strategies

WED, Oct 15, 2019, @1:30-2:30

This class will cover strategies to:

  • Assess research questions and break them down to their major, searchable components.
  • Use search operators (Boolean logic, truncation, proximity, phrase searching, etc) to best connect these components.

Recognize the key differences between various databases and search engines and how that may affect your search strategy.

Registration is required:

  • To register in Springfield, email training@siumed.edu or call the Reference Desk at 217-545-2113.
  • To register in Carbondale, email ircrequests@siumed.edu (preferred) or call 618-453-1514. Please register no later than 24 hours prior to the class time.

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