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Useful tips for searching databases more effectively

Note to Liaison Librarians


Using the techniques/tips described in this guide to help improve your searching results in the database, and make it easier to access to the right materials. 

There are two sections : 

Useful Search Tips: Learn how to identify keywords, understand subject headings, use boolean operators, and other important techniques to improve your search skills. 

Guides & Tutorials for popular databases: Check out specific User Guides and/or Tutorials for popular databases subscribed by the Library, such as EBSCOhost and ProQuest. 

Need help

If you need further help searching the Library's databases, feel free to request a research consultationOur librarians will be happy to help you.