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HOWLER Tutorials: Effective Searches

 

Performing Effective Searches

A large part of research is determining the best search strategies for finding relevant information that address your research questions. It is important that, as you search, you make note of the best terminology related to your subject.

Rest assured, it is easy to become frustrated when you search on a topic that is new to you and when you search databases for which you have limited experience. For those reasons, save yourself some time if you are not finding what you hope to find and speak with one of our librarians!

Browsing

Image: Young woman looking for a book on a shelf, from UNC libraries