Ask Us! Reference Services

Search the Library FAQs

How do I choose terms to search with in a database?

292 views   |   Last updated on Feb 16, 2016    Research Help

 

Look at top of database screen for either "subject terms," "thesaurus," or "topics." By choosing this, you will enter the vocabulary list of the database. Try your term in the browse box and look for cross references or alternative terms suggested. Choose a term and then run a search by it.