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  • EconLitCombining search terms with Boolean operatorsUniversity Libraryclick = next

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  • Boolean operatorsto combine search terms

    AND: all terms must occur e.g. computers AND education (narrow)

    OR: one of the terms must occur e.g. computers OR education (broaden)

    NOT: the term may not occur e.g. computers NOT education (exclude) computers education

    computers education

    computers education

    green = search result

  • AND = all terms must occur in the hits

    Combine search terms

  • Example: consequences of the dollarization to theexchange rates in Latin AmericaDollarizationExchange ratesLatin America

  • Venture capitalRisk capitalOR = one of the terms must occur

  • Business ethicsCorporate cultureProfessional ethicsNOT = a term may not occur

  • SummaryNarrow down with ANDEnlarge with ORExclude with NOT

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