Structuring your searches and recording the results

1. Maximising your search results

Identifying appropriate key words and familiarising yourself with smart ways to build your database searches using Boolean Operators, phrase searching and truncation are crucial steps. However, there are ways to order and structure your individual searches so that they complement each other and you harness the real power of a database to search across 1000s of articles. This will deliver the results you need.   

This short Prezi gives further guidance.

Contact the Teaching & Learning Support Team if you need help with structuring a search:  Contact the T&LS Team