IRIS 42: Information and Research Instruction Suite for two-year colleges

Boolean Operators in Practice

Searching proquest

Let's use ProQuest to practice using Boolean operators. Using keyword search, we entered "world wide web" (we put quotations marks around the words because it's a phrase.)

A proquest search for the phrase "world wide web"

And, WOW! Look at the number of "hits" -- 31,010 articles:

search results screen

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