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Advanced Database Tips

Search multiple subject databases at once

  1. Clicking "Choose Databases" within a subject database.  

  2. Select databases you want and click OK


Use limiters to limit by date, publication, peer reviewed, etc. 


Use Advanced Search Option to separate and clarify search terms & keywords


  1. Set Preferences to Autocomplete search suggestions On.   

  2. .Database with suggests alternative keywords, synonyms as you type. Select one and click to fill in search box.

Searching Databases: Examples Using Education Topics

This step-by-step PDF handout EBSCO Databases Education Topics includes screenshots and specific examples of search terms, search limiters, database features, etc. 

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