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Using RefWorks to Build an Annotated Bibliography

Three Search Strategies

This video reviews Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT), phrase searching, and truncation.

Online Research: Tips for Effective Search Strategies (3:04)

How Should I Search in a Database?

Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), Ronald Williams Library, 1:27

  1. What do you enter into the library database search box to start looking for information?
  2. What are some ways you can limit your results?
  3. How do you break down your research question?
  4. What Boolean operator narrows your search?
  5. What Boolean operator expands your search?
  6. What Boolean operator blocks topics in your search?