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EDP 612 Research Guide: Find Articles and Books

Type of data

Before you begin searching......
  • Think about possible search terms to use and create a list of this terms
  • Check the database thesaurus for appropriate terms, synonyms and and antonyms. Use the explode and major concept features within the thesaurus.
  • Combine you search terms using AND OR or NOT ( Boolean operators)
  • Use database supplied limiters
  • Look for Author supplied keywords
  • Look for keywords supplied from the article abstract
  • Limit by Peer Reviewed
  • Limit by date range if appropriate

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