Here are some good tips for when your are searching the library’s databases.
- When added to a root word, it searches for all variations of that word
- Eco* (will search for: Ecologies, Ecological, Ecocriticism, Economy…)
- Searches a specific phrase (handy for searching titles)
- “Oryx and Crake”
- Narrows down your search results by grouping keywords together
- Octopus AND Feeding Habits
- Expands your search results by searching for multiple keywords.
- Octopus OR Octopod OR Cephalopod
If you need help with the library’s databases, make sure to stop by the Library Service Desk or contact us here.