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Stop Searching and Start Finding

Part 1: Understanding Databases

An overview of what databases are and the type of content you can find in databases.

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Part 2: Metadata

We explain information about the information, or metadata, and what information you’re actually searching when you type in keywords.

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Part 3: Search Terms

Learn to choose the right words, and the importance of trying different words.

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Part 4: Putting Terms Together

We help you move from identifying keywords to combining them using Boolean operators and truncators for an effective search strategy.

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Part 5: Refining Your Search

Databases have many tools to help you filter through your results, in this video we provide an overview of some of those filtering tools and strategies.

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