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  1. Please define the following commands and give one search example using each command.

    FILE
    SEARCH
    EXPAND
    DISPLAY



  2. What do the symbols ? and # mean in STN?







  3. Please define these proximity operators.

    (W)
    (A)
    (2A)
    (S)
    (L)


  4. If you search the word "crystallography" in the CA File, where is it looking in the file?







  5. Please enter the search strategy you would use to search for your faculty advisor or a colleague:







  6. Please write the search strategy you would use to search for information on one of your research topics.

    Briefly describe research topic:







    Search strategy:







  7. Assuming your research topic was L1, how would you limit your search results to

    1. articles published since 1990



    2. articles published in English



    3. review papers



  8. What methods (other than time and language) might you use to increase/decrease the number of articles found on your topic? Please list methods and search strategies below.

    1. increase results








    2. decrease results








  9. Please state the strategy you would use to find articles on the preparation of Taxol?







  10. Specify the file and search strategy you would use to search by molecular formula for Methyl crotonate (CH3CHCHCO2CH3).







  11. Name two methods to reduce the cost of an online searching search?





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