An Online Tutorial Taking You Through the Steps of the Library Research Process Boolean NOT

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Tutorial Contents:
  1. Library Map & Virtual Tour
  2. Avoiding Impulse Buys
  3. Size & Shape of Information
  4. Most Bang for Your Buck
  5. Trying it on for Size
  6. Don't Shoplift!

Boolean NOT narrows your search by eliminating key terms or phrases from your search results.

heroes and villains and movies NOT television

The above search will only retrieve documents containing the word movies and will eliminate all documents containing the word television.

So, if you had an article called "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly:  Heroes and Villains in Movies and Television," it will be eliminated with the above search.


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