The link below gives you visual representation of what happens when you combine your search terms with the Boolean operators AND, OR, NOT in OneSearch, library databases and website search engines.
Knowledge of AND, OR, NOT may help you troubleshoot challenging searches, Even Google uses a search protocol based on Boolean (it runs in the background, but you can see it if you use Google Advanced).
To unleash the full power of Google Scholar off campus, go to Google Scholar settings and browse for Frostburg State University as a library link and select it. Then you can search all the library databases using the familiar Google interface!
Findit@frostburg.edu links to available full-text accessible articles pop up in the right margin of the search results. You will need to log in to access them off campus.
This YouTube video from the University of Auckland, New Zealand demonstrates how to combine search keywords using the Boolean AND, OR, and NOT. It also shows you how to apply Boolean searching in a variety of database and catalog search screens.
Online collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other ready-reference books covering a range of topics:
Resources to help you use the American Psychological Association (APA) citation and format style.