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FLME 4210: Critical History of Radio & Television: Search Tips

Fall 2016 | Dr. Tussey


"Magic" search phrase for television research: (tv OR telelvis*)



to search words as a phrase

ex: "all in the family"

as a wild card
ex: wom*n
AND between words to NARROW results
ex: nbc AND seinfeld
OR between words to EXPAND results
ex: tv OR television
(  ) To NEST search strings and create a complex search
ex: (tv OR television) AND (nbc OR "national broadcasting company")


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