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What are Search Tools?

"Search tools" are ways to combine keywords and keyword phrases.

The most common search tools are:

  • AND - returns results that contain both keywords
  • OR - returns results containing either of the terms; OR is useful when searching with synonyms

  • "_______"   use quotation marks to create a keyword phrase        

combine keywords in different ways

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  1. ideology AND trends

  2. trend OR direction

  3. "presidential elections"

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