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Database Search Strategies

Database Search Strategies

Stuck trying to find resources for your assignment? Use search strategies to find the right resources for your research. 

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Select Keywords

Learn how to take pull out important concepts and ideas to determine keywords for your searches. 

AND / OR / NOT

Use Boolean Operators

Learn how to narrow or broaden your search results using advanced search techniques.

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Use Truncation

Learn how to broaden your search to include various word endings and spellings.