The University of Newcastle Australia
Infoskills logo
Go to Main Menu Go to Site Map Find Help
Click for Librarian's Tip  
 

Effective searching

When you are ready to search the databases it's important to have an understanding of how to search effectively. There are a number of techniques you can use to retrieve relevant search results.

These include:

  • Using correct search terms or descriptors
  • Boolean
  • Truncation
  • Limiting
  • Wildcards
  • Proximity operators
  • Nesting.
 

Lets learn more...

Finding Information
 
Previous pagePage 11Next page