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Provides step-by-step instructions for finding articles in the research databases.

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Tips for Searching

Where to Search:

  • When you are beginning your research, start with OneSearchOneSearch searches most of the library search tools at one time.

Search Terms:

  • Think of words and phrases that have the same or a similar meaning to your search topic and try searching with the new terms.
  • Use "AND" between search terms to narrow your search results to articles that have both search terms.
  • Use "OR" between search terms to broaden your results to articles that have either one term or the other.

Example search:

  • Topic: The lives of illegal immigrants in the United States
  • Search Terms: illegal immigrants, immigration, United States, community, culture, employment, health care ...

Here is an image of an example search in OneSearch:



Use OneSearch to search most of our databases at one time.

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