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BIOL 415/416/420 (Price): Keywords & Searching

For the students in Dr. Dana Price's laboratory.

Keyword Generation

Understanding what you should type in the search box of any search engine/database is always harder than it sounds.  It seems like it should be simple - like pulling on your socks in the morning - but in truth taking an abstract-length concept and distilling it down to just 3 or 4 keywords is actually very difficult!

Search Techniques

    • Phrase Searching:



    • Boolean Operators: