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Philosophy: Searching "How-to" Videos

Philosophy is pursued as a Minor within the Christian Studies Department or as an Individualized Major




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How To Search: Using "Quotation Marks"

This search is performed in the JSTOR database.

How To Search: Using Connector Terms (AND, OR, NOT)

Using EBSCOhost, this clip shows the difference in search results. Note the large number of results anytime the connector term "OR" is used to connect search terms and how the term "AND" limits results. For another view of connector terms, please look at the box "Keys to Searching Success."

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