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Before You Search...
Identify keywords in your topic.
Choose the best database.
Use 1-2 words per search box.
Combine "keyword phrases" with AND.
Use limiters as needed (dates, scholarly (peer reviewed).
Evaluate your results by reading abstracts.
Look at subject terms assigned to a good article to focus search.
No full text? Use Journal Finder on Journals tab.
The Cite button will help with footnotes.
Searching the Catalog
To help you with your search, consider these search options listed in the drop down menu:
This the default search option. Type in any words you want and click search.
Ex.: homeless, Holocaust, pollution
Enter author's name: last name, first name.
Ex. Patterson, James
Select this option when you have the title.
Ex. 7 habits of highly effective people
Enter one or two words that describes your topic.
Ex. gun control
Enter the name of a series of books.
Ex. Opposing Viewpoints
Word Biblical Commentary
Click here to find an article in a journal or periodical.
Finding a Book's Location
Library of Congress Classification
Class L - Education
- History of Education
- Theory and practice of education
- Special aspects of education
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