Course Info:

ENGLISH 201 (Intermediate Composition)
Doe, Jane
Spring 2005-2006 LEC 005 MWF 01:20 PM to 02:10 PM

Library Contacts:

John Doe, Memorial Library, fake email 265-5555

John Doe

Library Course Materials:


Basic Search Strategies

  • Go for the Gusto
  • Think Big
  • Narrow Later
  • Try to have a next step

Narrowing a Search

  • Use thesaurus/index/ subjects to focus a search
  • Add terms
  • Limit by year
  • Limit by age group

Expanding a search

  • Farm vocabulary from a good citation
  • Use synonyms
  • Use Truncation

last updated: March 15, 2006