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Water in California: Research Strategies

Guide to support Quantitative Assignment #2

Sample Searches

in Academic Search Complete; all these searches are limited to citations from 2014


"agricultural water supply"

"water rights"

"water supply"

"water supply and irrigation systems"


"water restrictions"

"water reuse"

"water conversion"

"water use"

"water storage"


Selected Databases

Search Tips

" " quotation marks to search for a phrase e.g. "drought response"  / "groundwater monitoring" / "water scarcity"

* to look for end variation on a word e.g. allocat* for allocate or allocation

AND to join dissimilar term e.g. California AND "water shortage"

OR to join similar terms e.g. recycle OR reuse

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