An Online Tutorial Taking You Through the Steps of the Library Research Process Limiters

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Tutorial Contents:
  1. Library Map & Virtual Tour
  2. Avoiding Impulse Buys
  3. Size & Shape of Information
  4. Most Bang for Your Buck
  5. Trying it on for Size
  6. Don't Shoplift!

Another method for narrowing search results is to use a variety of limiters.  Many databases have options in their advanced search screens to limit your search by the following:
 
bulletTo a specific publication date or range of dates
bulletTo search within a specific periodical
bulletTo include only full-text articles
bulletTo a specific publication format or item type
bulletTo a specific language
bulletTo include only peer-reviewed or scholarly articles
bulletTo search within a specific field

 

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