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Research 101: A Self-Guided Tutorial

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3 - Boolean Operators

Combining Boolean Operators

You can use multiple operators within the same search to get even more effective and powerful results. Simply group your synonyms with OR, then combine them with another key concept using AND.

In the example below you can see how this works.

Put similar terms together in brackets and then combine them with your other keywords. For example: (wind power OR alternative energy OR solar power) AND global warming