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ENGL 2210: British Literature II (Mabee)

Databases: English

Boolean Operators

Combine all your concepts and terms with AND, OR, NOT:

AND - use this when ALL the words must be in your results. This will narrow your results.   Example: Shelley AND "Ode to the West Wind"; Percy Bysshe Shelley AND "rhyme scheme"

OR  - use this to connect synonyms, when ANY can come back in your results. This will broaden a search. Example: Shelley OR Percy Bysshe Shelley; "rhyme scheme" OR  "terza rima"

NOT - use with caution since this will eliminate results with the specified word. NOT Mary Shelley