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Created by Daneen Richardson
At this point you are allowed to limit using a number of choices, it is recommended to limit by:
Enter your search term or terms.
The term can be limited by keyword, author, title or journal. This is very useful
when part of a citation is already known.
In the top box it displays the number of results for your first search. With 23013 results I would be looking at ways in which I could limit the search. Limit by publication year, add additional terms in which to combine with your topic or use the to limit by publication type or journal subsets.
Limiting can also occur through combining previous searchs.
Please note that I did not use the search which limited the results to only full text. I find it easier to continue to limit than have zero results in the primary search.
Combine searches is a very efficient way to search. It allows for multiple groupings of results and lets you try new mixes without destroying the initial search
I generally leave this as and otherwise why would you combine?
Removing the duplicates is very useful especially in a large search. Many titles can be very similar that the ones that are the same might be missed other wise.