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This Guide was created as an introduction to writing resources available to you and some tips for doing better research. Topics covered include:

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Basic Searching Techniques

  • Choose an appropriate resource
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    • Articles
      • Research Databases
      • Specific Journals
    • Primary Sources
  • Break down your topic
    • imagine the title of the ideal book or magazine article
    • identify the key concepts
    • think of synonyms or alternate words for each of the key concepts
  • Use appropriate searching techniques
    • boolean operators (and, or, not)
    • phrase searching
    • truncation/wildcard symbols
    • field searching
    • setting limits
    • refining your search (using subject headings/descriptors and other terminology)

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