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Quick TIps: Digital Library

Guidelines

Now it’s Time to Begin Your Search:

  • Look at your topic and pull out the keywords.
  • Don’t type phrases! Keep it simple.  Type each keyword in a separate box.
  •  If you aren’t finding anything keep trying.  Think of other words or terms to use.  Look at the additional subject terms the database shows you on the left sidebar called Subject Thesaurus Terms.  For example: Vegetarian Diet OR Vegetarianism OR Plant Based Diet
  • Don’t forget to click on the Find It icon to see if the article is available in Full Text in another database.
  • Citations!  (For EBSCO Databases) Click on the title of the article.  To view the formatted citation, click on the Cite icon on the right side.