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ERIC Database - Search tips: Putting it all together

Not finding what you want in ERIC? Try these tips for more success.

ERIC Lingo

A video demonstration

Here is a short video, without narration, that shows several of the steps outlined in this guide, including:

  • using the thesaurus to find subject headings (descriptors)
  • using the search history to combine search terms
  • limiting results after a search
  • selecting items, adding to folder, and exporting to RefWorks (but does not show RefWorks screen)

In the interest of time, it does not include:

  • viewing abstracts
  • following links to the full text

The topic for this example is "the school's role in fighting obesity".

Contact me for assistance

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Conrad Woxland
Charles J. Keffer Library | MOH 206F
Subjects: Education, Psychology