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Database Searching Overview

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A successful database search requires slightly different strategies than you would use to search Google. This chapter will cover some common search techniques that you can use with almost any research database. These techniques will help you to efficiently retrieve relevant results from databases with thousands of records.

Keep in mind that you can always consult with a librarian at the Reference Desk if you're having difficulty getting the results you need from your database search. 

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