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Eng 152 Database Searching

This guide includes information to help students perform database searching effectively and efficiently. Topics include using keywords, subject terms, and boolean searching, and other tips for finding, saving, and citing information from the library datab


  • Select a manageable topic and determine keywords.
  • Learn Boolean searching and other search techniques for effective and efficient searching.
  • Compare searching Google with keywords vs. searching databases with subject terms.
  • Use database features to limit, save, and cite results.