In-Depth Boolean Searching & Advanced Search Symbols: Activity

  • Due No due date
  • Points 17
  • Questions 16
  • Time Limit None


Note: 1 video, 2 tutorials, in-depth Boolean searching, World Cat, library catalog, and call numbers


Watch and read the following tutorials, and then run sample searches to help you master advanced search techniques.  These techniques are applicable across diverse systems--from Google to proprietary databases--but for now we'll use them to search the library's catalog.  By the end of this (fairly exhaustive and exhausting) set of tutorials, you will have a call # for a book in our library that is on your research topic.  You'll locate that book, and then use these techniques to find more sources.

By the end of this module, you'll not only have a book for your research, you'll also totally get this joke:

Boolean Logic, honey badger style

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