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E-LEARN: Search Strategies

This Internet-accessible research workshop is designed to introduce students to the wide variety of services and resources available at the Evans Library and through the Library website.

Search Strategies for Academic Research

Every search system offers a variety of features and special search techniques, and rarely are any two systems searched exactly the same way. There are, however, some common search strategies that you can use for databases and other systems.

Watch the video below to learn about some common search strategies.

Hint: Click the full-screen icon at the bottom right of the video to view a much larger version. Remember to press "Esc" on your keyboard to exit the full-screen view.

Search Strategies: Databases - PDF Version

Click the link below to view a text version of the video above.

Search Strategies

Click through the slideshow below to learn more about some search strategies that you can use with a variety of information tools.

Hint: Click the full-screen icon at the bottom right of the video to view a much larger version. Remember to press "Esc" on your keyboard to exit the full-screen view.

Search Strategies - PDF Version

Click the link below to view a text version of the slideshow above.