The image below shows a brief explanation of how to choose keywords for your search:
Truncation is another way to widen a search, and pick up alternative forms of a particular word.
Typing the root word and a symbol (usually *, ?, or #) will bring up anything beginning with that root word.
Miami Dade Online Catalog uses *.
Symbols may differ according to the database used.
Diet* = diet, dietary, dietician, etc.
Nutri? = nutrition, nutrients, nutritional, nutritionist, etc.
Below is a short video explaining how Boolean operators help you create search statements that limit or expand your result sets.
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