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GEOG 4230 - Rivers - May

Search engines, ebooks, and tutorials for locating research on rivers.

Database Power Searching

  • For more focus and more choices:
    • Use Advanced Search

  • Too many results:
    • Limit your search to Title/Subject/Abstract

  • Get the phrase:
    • Use Quotes
    • (Example: "Nile Delta")

  • Get specific:
    • Use AND
    • (Example: Mississippi AND runoff)

  • Broaden results:
    • Use OR
    • (Example: agriculture OR farming)

  • Get variations of words:
    • Use an ASTERISK (*)
    • pollut*    finds: pollute, polluted, pollution, polluting  

Research Guide for Rivers

    

 

Handout listing best databases for finding research on rivers - and - search techniques.