AU Library Guide to Researching Topics in Women's Studies

Sample search using the Google search engine:

1. Google is quite different from many other search engines in that AND is a default. That means that you do not need to type the AND because Google assumes it is there. Google does not support truncation. To retrieve plurals and other word variations you must search on them.

Enter "body image" education (adolescent OR adolescents) into the search box and click on "Google Search'.


2. This search retrieves 18, 900 items.


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