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Evaluating & Citing Sources

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Whether you are looking for a book, article, or website; this interactive guide will give you tips

and resources to start from. Here are some tips
Boolean SearchingANDOR, 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


•Find subject headings in records to expand and narrow search:

   EXAMPLE from the catalog

search: words anywhere: Child developmental psychology cataloged 


PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Child


Keyword vs. Subject Heading Searching

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