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Locating information requires a combination of inquiry, discovery, and serendipity. There is no one size fits all source to find the needed information. Information discovery is nonlinear and iterative, requiring the use of a broad range of information sources and flexibility to pursue alternate avenues as new understanding is developed.
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Keyword quiz (interactive) Keyword Challenge - 21st Century Information Fluency Tutorial (Flash)
When searching for a newspaper article about a recent natural disaster in California, which search will give you relevant results?
How can you narrow your search (check all that apply):
When you are searching article databases, the words AND, OR, and NOT work as Boolean operators. If you search for "Food OR Diet", you will*:
If you search for "Food NOT Drink", you will:
Which statement describes the best way to find books on careers in public health?