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Database quick guides: Skillsoft Books ITPro

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Skillsoft Books ITPro

Database guide: Skillsoft Books ITPro

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  DESCRIPTION EXAMPLES
Finding variations of a word The wildcard character (*) is not necessary or supported.

Word stemming automatically reduces words to the basic form.

comput 
-> computers, computing

planning
-> plan, plans, planner, planning

Phrase search

Using quotes for “exact phrase matches” is not necessary.

The search engine automatically looks for multiple word phrase matches.

Phrase matches will have higher relevance than single word matches.

cloud computing
Boolean operators

Explicit operators (AND, OR, NOT, NEAR) are not necessary or supported.

Search strings with multiple words are treated as automatically “OR” connected.

Assets matching all entered words will have higher relevance than those matching only some words.

3d programming
 
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Export into RefWorks

Open the book.
Click Citation at the bottom right of the viewer window.
Export the citation to RefWorks. 

Launch

> Citation

> Export to RefWorks

 

Ebooks: Skillsoft Books ITPro

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