Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Boolean Operators: AND, OR, and NOT
Truncation: cut off the end of a word and use an asterisk “*”
to get more results:
Ex: educat*= educate, education, educator, educating, etc...
Use Synonyms and related words to search
Keyword Searching Tips
- Search by words and phrases instead of sentences
- Breakdown by concepts
- Look at the subject headings/index terms for synonyms and alternate terms
UMBC - Searching Tutorials
Phrase Searching & Nesting
Assessing Internet Research