Use acronyms and full names. Identify your keywords in your assignment or related to your topic.
Identify words from diﬀerent cultures, e.g. rubbish /garbage. Use a thesaurus or dictionary to ﬁnd related or similar terms.
Don’t forget to search for people, places, and organisations related to your topic. Use the advanced search screen to be more specific in your search.
Continue to revise your search, e.g. use the Refine your search section in Discover! which suggests types of content, specific subject terms and publication dates.
Phrase searching: By putting double quotation marks “ ” around a set of words, you will search for the exact words in that order without any change. For example, to find items about study skills, enter “study skills”.
This tutorial demonstrates the features of the EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) interface, including how to search for information of interest to you.
This tutorial demonstrates how you can improve your EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) search results using limiters, expanders, and facets found on the result list screen.
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