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MET 401 / ECET 430 Capstone Research Guide: Database Search Tips

Dr. Frederick Berry & Dr. Phil Sanger

Developing a Database Search Strategy

Search Strategy Development

Database Search Help

Different databases may utilize distinct search functionalities and features. To maximize the effectiveness of your searches it is helpful to spend some time exploring the "Help" or "Support" information provided. For example, here is a screenshot of the help information available in Engineering Village.  Notice there is a great deal of information pertaining to the database's "Search" functionalities.