Well-developed SEARCHING SKILLS are at the core of good research. Using effective search strategies is vital to finding relevant sources. Selecting appropriate KEYWORDS and using BOOLEAN SEARCHES will greatly improve the quality and focus of your search results, especially while using DATABASES.
This page provides links to handouts, resources and tutorials focused on SEARCHING SKILLS, including keyword and Boolean searching.
(Pfau Library, California State University, San Bernardino)
See additional page in this guide related to Databases.