Liberation: Using the Web (Advanced)

Combining Terms

Combining Terms to Refine your Search

One method you can use to refine your search is to look for combinations of terms.

For example, you may be interested in the impact of pollution on incidences of asthma. Searching for either pollution or on their own will give you many more results than you can use, most of which will be irrelevant to you. Searching for both together, however, will return only those sites that mention both words. The search now has a context:

pollution in relation to

By providing your search with a context, the results are much more likely to be relevant to your needs.


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