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John W. Scott Health Sciences Library
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This a syntax and functional equivalency or translation chart for eight different platforms on which bibliographic databases are supplied by the University of Alberta Libraries. Functions included are: Boolean operators, natural language searching, relevancy ranking, subject headings, combining search sets, truncation, wildcards, exact phrase searching, adjacency searching, and field tag searching.
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