In addition to Boolean Operators (AND, OR, NOT), there are a couple more tools you can use to improve your searching:
Quotation marks are used for two or more keywords you want searched as phrases - the database will search for exactly what’s between the quotes.
Here is the updated search with quotation marks:
Truncation is indicated by an asterisk * and will search for multiple endings of a word all at once. If you were searching for a topic on management and wanted to include articles that discuss management, managers, and managing, you could use truncation.
Will search for:
You can also use truncation to search for the singular and plurals of “online classroom” and “community college” at the same time:
*Research Tip: Your search statements will not always be long. They will vary in length depending upon your topic, and the number of related terms for your concept.
For more information see: Searching Basics