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Research Tips & Techniques Guide

Strategies to increase efficiency in research

Understanding the Results

 

Library databases return content and filter results based on:

  • what keywords are searched
  • eg. nursing will return nursing, not nurses or healthcare
  • limiters applied

 

 

Look at Setting up the Search page for more information on how to retrieve the content you want.

 

 

 

Library databases DO NOT filter results based on:

  • previous searches in a web browser 
  • social networking
  • political affiliation

NURSING

 

NURS*

 

HEALTHCARE

 

 

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