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Research Process

How to efficiently and effectively navigate the research process

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boolean andUse the boolean operator AND to find only sources that mention both keywords.

social media AND candidate preference

This search will bring back fewer results than searching either keyword on its own.
Use the OR boolean operator to expand your search with additional keywords.

social media OR Facebook

This will find sources that include either word, so you'll see more results than by searching for just one keyword.
Use the “QUOTES” strategy to search for several words in a phrase.

This will bring back results that only use that exact phrase

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