Before you start to search, you will need think about the keywords you will use for your search. Watch the video below for some tips on choosing keywords.
“Brainstorming Keywords.” YouTube, uploaded by Portland State University, 21 June 2012, https://youtu.be/JmtIBn5tyEw
Start your search with one broad keyword or keyword phrase and add terms as necessary to narrow your search. This search example demonstrates a complex search string in OneSearch.
We have narrowed our search to just over 1000 items using keywords. Now we can use the tools under Refine Results on the left to find exactly what we need.
Use limits to refine your results:
To remove a limit, simply click on the X to the right of the limit under Limiters.
If you need academic journals from peer-reviewed journals, check the Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals limit.