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Review the slides above to learn how to:
Brainstorm your topic and break it into specific terms and concepts to use in library databases
How to search more effectively in library databases
How to refine your search using advanced search techniques
Smart Web Searching
See the "
Get More Out of Google article" to learn strategies for becoming an expert web searcher. Many of these strategies will translate to searching research databases for academic materials.
Searching within a particular domain (ex. ".gov" or ".edu") can help you find relevant materials for research
Limiting your dates to
very current or a historical time range can help you target your search
Source of Infographic,
Hack College, "Get more out of Google."