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Breaking Ground


Think about ways to approach your topic.

  • What do you want to know?
  • Find keywords.


Quick information.

Intermediate information.

Advanced information.

(provided by Badgerlink)


Research Process & Tips

Boolean Logic Guide - search like a pro!


Usernames and Passwords


Research Tutorial Handouts


Digging Deeper


Find ways to search for resources on your topic.

  • What sources should you use?
  • Primary sources vs. Secondary sources.

Provided by Your Library


Provided by Badgerlink


Using Ebsco Databases


Widening the Search

Search with Purpose 

A few search tips:

  • " " [surrounding a phrase with quotation marks] searches for the exact phrase, not each of the words separately
  • .. shows all results from within the designated time range
  • ~ will also search related words

Search Engines


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