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Narrowing Your Search

Put quotes around phrase, add more keywords, or use the Refine Results panel on the left to narrow down your search by keyword, phrases in quotation marks, types of material such as articles, date, language, and more.  

results of quotes search





adding keywords to search

results of adding keywords




Expanding Your Search

Need more sources? Expand your search results by looking for alternate word endings (aka truncation), breaking your search concepts down, thinking of alternate search terms (including scientific names if applicable) and connecting them with OR, and using the database's features for finding additional references.

Alternate Word Endings and Spellings (Truncation)

Searching for alternate word endings (truncation)

Break Your Topic Into Concepts and Think of Alternate Terms or Synonyms

Combining topics with OR and AND