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World History since 1500 (HY 104)

World History since 1500

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1. Titles that UAH subscribes to in JSTOR.

                        Arts & Sciences I Collection

                        Arts & Sciences II Collection

                        Arts & Sciences III Collection

                        Arts & Sciences IV Collection

                        Journal of Military History

                        Journal of Field Archaeology


2. The default Boolean operator is AND.

3. You can only search by: Author, Title, Caption, Full Text and Abstract.

4. 5. Search strategies

                        1. Boolean - And

                                    1. Cat and dog

                                    2. Cat && dog

                                    3. Cat & Dog

                                    4. +cat +dog

                                    5. (cat dog)

 

                        2. Boolean – Or

                                    1. Cat or Dog

                                    2. Cat || dog

 

                        3. Boolean – Not

                                    1. Cat not dog

                                    2. Cat –dog

 

                        4. Plurals

                                    1. Use &

                                  1. Cat& = cat and cats

                                  2. sky& = sky and skies

                                  3. person& = person and people

 

                        5. Wildcards

                                    1. ?  = single character substitution

                                    2. * = at ending of word – multiple characters

                                   

                        6. Stemming

                                    1. # - all related variations of the term

           

                        7. Stop words

 

                        8. Nesting – ( )

 

                        9. Exact Phrase – “  “