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WRTG 101: Professor Zainab Cheema

Common Search Techniques for Databases

“    ” -- Results must have my terms side-by-side

Examples: "pay gap”, “mass incarceration”, “interracial adoption”

AND -- Results must have both my words

Example:   race AND immigration

OR -- Results can have any of the terms surrounding it (or all of them)

Example:  ("dissociative identity disorder” OR “multiple personality disorder”)