Keyword search (click here for tutorial on Boolean, Phrase, and Truncation search strategies)
- matches word entered with words in text
- most common method of searching
- use synonyms or variants of topic
- break up phrases into single words
- Maximize Keyword searches with Boolean Searching.
Subject searching (click here for subject searching demonstration)
- matches word to predefined subject
- check lists of subjects, called "thesauri"
- subjects may be listed near citation
Use Database limiters