4.2 Advanced Strategy: More on Boolean Searching
Indie concert: Arms & Sleepers, American Royalty and Gianni Paci
Arms & Sleepers is an electronic duo from Boston. American Royalty is a psych-pop trio from Brooklyn. Guitarist Gianni Paci is a recent graduate of New York University and is influenced by Buddy Holly and The Beatles. Performer Magazine recently featured him on its cover. $5 at the door; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4581.
Location: Lounge, Hewitt Union
Friday, April 25, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Theatre performance: "Young Frankenstein"
$15 ($7 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking in front of Culkin Hall and in lot E-18 east of Culkin. 312-2141. www.oswego.edu/arts
Location: Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
Friday, April 25, 7:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Baseball vs. Plattsburgh
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Baseball Field
Friday, April 25, 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Men's Golf Spring Tournament
Location: Oswego, NY - Oswego Country Club
Saturday, April 26, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
Visit http://www.facebook.com/events/453070221388940 for the latest locations or suggest your own!
Location: Various Cities
Thursday, May 15, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Reunion Weekend 2014
More information: alumni.oswego.edu/reunion
Location: SUNY Oswego, New York 104, Oswego, NY, United States
Thursday, June 5, noon - noon
This is a very useful search strategy with a very odd name! The mathematician George Boole (hence the name) developed ways to combine search terms for more precise searching. The key is to understand the ways in which you can combine your terms.
Imagine that you have a class full of students, some of whom have brown eyes. Some of your students also wear glasses. If you asked to meet with all the students who have "brown eyes AND glasses", you want only students satisfying both criteria. In the same way, when you do a search for articles about "portfolio assessment" AND "mathematics" you are looking for results that are about BOTH subjects. You are adding another requirement. You will also be getting a smaller set of results each time you add another term.
Now let's suppose you are not getting enough articles about "portfolio assessment," and want to try some related terms you found in the Thesaurus. This is where OR is useful! For example, you may want to expand your searching to "portfolio assessment" OR "portfolios (background materials)" - which will give you results about either of these topics.