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Database Search Tips: Overview

Having trouble finding relevant results in the databases? Try some of these tips!


The key to being a savvy online searcher is to use common search techniques that you can apply to almost any searchable source, including article databases, online catalogs, and even commercial search engines. This is important because searching library databases is a bit different from searching Google.

The techniques described in this guide will enable you to quickly retrieve relevant information from the thousands of records in a database.

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