Search Techniques & Using Databases . Jane Long MLIS, University of Oklahoma MA, Wright State University Reference Services Librarian Al Harris Library [email protected] How do I get started?. Search Techniques: . Keywords Flexible Terms Easy Searches Less Accuracy in Searching
Keyword phrase: green society
Synonyms: environmentalism, sustainable living, social responsibility, clean energy, ecological modernization, environmental protection, environmental aspects, green movement, political ecology, recycling ethic, preservation…
-- Highway Trust Fund
-- Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
-- Transportation spending
-- Sport utility vehicles (SUVs)
-- Fuel efficiency
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Savings and loan crisis
Subprime mortgagesKeyword Phrase Examples
2. Boolean Operators
Brainstorming Ideas: student, train, work
(You are considering today’s economy and preparation for employment as a beginning topic possibility.)
are available in print
through our library
What is the difference?
Full-text articles indicate the entire article can be found within the database, no physical searching is necessary. Full-text articles are accessible in the following ways:
A directory used to identify the location of journals, magazines and newspapers accessible through the library regardless of format
Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals
Databases 101The search for articles should begin by creating an EBSCO folder.
With a folder, you are ready to save documents as you begin searching for sources.