Many databases and search engines permit limiting searches. When you add limiters to your search, you can filter out unwanted results. Use the Limit or Refine Search option when you need to narrow your results.
Some common ways to limit your search are by:
For example: If your professor asks you to use some scholarly sources on your paper about Cesar Chavez, a good research strategy for the database pictured below would be to check the box that would limit results to only scholarly, peer reviewed sources.
By selecting this limiter, your search would filter out or exclude results from any non-scholarly sources like newspapers and popular magazines.
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