|Next, find information about your topic.
Capitalize your connectors AND/OR
1. Phrase Search-keep a phrase together so it will not get separated and lose intended meaning
2. Truncations - to search words of various endings
comput* -computer, computers, computerize computerized, computerinzing, computational, computation
wom?n - woman or women
girl*-girl, girls, girlish
3. Boolean Operators - use AND/ OR/ NOT to connect your keywords - Boolean Machine.
california AND parks
"yellowstone park" AND "wild life"
women OR girl* OR female*
research OR survey or case stud*
Example- NOT (AND NOT)
yellowstone NOT park
clinton AND NOT hillary
4. Use parenthesis and quotation marks for logical execution of search terms
"sex* harrassment" AND ("work place" OR office)
Selected databases that contain a variety of journal and/or newspaper articles:
Example of a Library One Search
1. Use Advanced search interface
2. Search by keyword and limit search in Subject or Abstract field
3. Use keywords describing one concept in each search box, connect synonyms with connector OR (capitalized)
4. Limit to Full text articles (and/or to Peer Reviewed journals)
5. Limit the date range (to more recent articles)
6. Example of Library One Search:
Topic: How can abused women survive?
Search statement: (abused women OR battered women) AND surviv*
Advanced Search Page of Library One Search:
Sample book search on "how abused women survive?"
1. At the Advanced Search box, enter cell* phone OR mobile phone, Limit to Subject
2. Under Location > Moore Stacks (shelves)
3. Use the book call number to find books on the shelves.
Using Library One Search to Find Books on How abused women survive.
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6. To what degree has drug use changed moving from high school to college?
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