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Going Global

This guide was created as a resource for PCC Faculty who want to internationalize their courses. It includes selected library and Internet resources with an international focus.

Summon Search with Keyword Examples

Summon Search

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Search Tips and Examples:

Use the following examples as a guide for what to type in the Summon search box:

  • community college AND international education
  • cultural differences
  • cultural relations
  • cultural relations AND China
  • cultural relations AND China AND United States

Once you have a list of results, use the options in the side bar to refine your results by date, type of resource, subject, etc.


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Database Search Tips

Join keywords with AND, OR, or NOT: 
community college AND international education
community college OR junior college
community college NOT university

Put quotation marks around phrases to search for the words side-by-side:
"community college"
"international education"

Try different words or phrases:
community college, two-year degree, junior college

Use an asterisk:
teen* will find teen, teens, teenagers

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