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ProQuest Dialog for novice and experienced searchers
Sunday, 4th September 2011
Whether you are an old hand at searching Dialog products or you are a novice, searching methods in ProQuest Dialog™ allow everyone to achieve precision in their search results. Beverley Crane explains how this is possible using thesaurus, set searching and restricting searching in a multi-file search.
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By Beverley Crane
With an Ed.D. in instructional technology and English, Beverley Crane is an educational consultant for Dialog LLC and has been involved with training for more than 30 years, 20+ with Dialog. She creates Dialog training materials, including self-paced modules to illustrate searching techniques. She is also the Editor of the Dialog Chronolog and writes the Eye on Innovation, both Dialog customer eNewsletters. She has taught Dialog training courses, as well as English, and English as a Second Language, at middle school, high school and college levels. Author of three educational books, she is completing her fourth: “Using Web 2.0 and Social Networking Tools in the K-12 Classroom”, to be published by Neal-Schuman Publishers in early 2012.
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