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CHDV 1400: Getting Started

What is Boolean searching?

Terms and Connectors

AND

for when you need all terms in a search string included in the articles you retrieve

 

OR

for when you have more than one way to say the same thing

if either of the terms shows up in articles retrieved it will be a useful article

 

* !

wild-cards for getting a root word and all of it's endings

for example: communicat* will search for communication, communicating, communicates, communicated, communicator, etc.

Getting to Google News

After typing your search into Google, click on the word NEWS which is directly below the search box:

 

Subject Guide

John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300
323-343-3988