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RHET 103: Re-envisioning Writing: Connection, Negotiation, and Empowerment: How to Begin Research Process

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To extend your search, using Keyword Generator; or Subject Heading search in OBIS, or particular Database search for alternative keywords 


Search Tips: how to use "AND" "OR" and "NOT"; 

And Or Not
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The search heart and lung finds items that contain both heart and lung. The search heart or lung finds items that contain either heart or items that contain lung. The search heart not lung finds items that contain heart but do not contain lung.



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Contact:Yilin La (she/her/hers)
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